Year-round Pell Grants could help students graduate quicker, with less debt.
Issue Education Funding
Parents and educators are chief supporters of a ballot measure to maintain a higher tax on the state’s wealthiest residents and sustain revenue for schools and public health.
State and local spending on prisons and jails has grown three times as much as spending on K-12 public schools over the past three decades.
‘We’re losing a generation of kids under the McCrory administration, and that’s heartbreaking.”
Three educators share how Hillary Clinton earned their support in her bid to be the next president of the United States.
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“Parents, teachers and community members across the state are saying enough is enough. Our politicians won’t fund our public schools, so we’ll do it ourselves.”
“The closeness of this vote is a clear indication that voters want to see a bigger ongoing commitment to public education.”