EDUCATION, FINANCE, FEDERAL aid to education, EDUCATIONAL change, RACE to the Top (Education), SCHOOL improvement programs, NORTH Carolina, UNITED States, GUILFORD County (N.C.). Guilford County Schools, and IREDELL County (N.C.). Iredell-Statesville Schools
The article looks at the potential impact of the end of temporary U.S. federal education grant programs for public schools, focusing on two school districts in North Carolina which have made positive changes using such grants and are now planning for the loss of those funds. It discusses the Iredell-Statesville school district which received U.S. Race to the Top grants and the Guilford County school district which received U.S. School Improvement Grant and Teacher Incentive Fund monies.
The article presents a summary of the state of the state address delivered by North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on February 14, 2011, particularly comments she made about education finance in her state.
New York Times. 6/6/2018, Vol. 167 Issue 57985, pA10-A10. 1p. 3 Color Photographs.
BUDGET cuts, EDUCATION, FINANCE, ELEMENTARY schools, SCHOOL children -- United States, PUBLIC spending, and NORTH Carolina
The article discusses the impact of public funding cuts to schools in Greene County, North Carolina (N.C.), including the reliance upon school supply donations at West Greene Elementary School in Snow Hill, N.C. It references West Green student Preston Carraway's school experience, including solving mathematics problems and his third grade teacher Keshia Speight.
The author discusses the political strategy of U.S. Democratic Senator Kay Hagan in accusing Republican opponent Thom Tillis of spending cuts to public education in North Carolina, alleged discrepancies in the mathematical calculations posited by Hagan, and Democrats' stance on education spending.