Articles & Letters

10/23/14 Virtual charter schools coming to North Carolina 

“Thousands of North Carolina schoolchildren may be taking their classes through home computers next year, after state lawmakers created a pilot program that will add two online-based schools to the state’s growing portfolio of charter schools.”

10/20/14 Monday numbers

“14.5—percentage reduction in per pupil spending in North Carolina from 2007-2008 to 2014-2015 when adjusted for inflation (“Most States Still Funding Schools Less Than Before the Recession,” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, October 16, 2014)”



10/21/14 Wake Co. bus driver shortage causing delays

“A bus driver shortage in Wake County is forcing some students to stay behind at school well past the final bell.”