by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
With the election over and thoughts turning to 2019, the next state budget cycle, and the work of the General Assembly, I hope we have a robust discussion about priorities — education for example. The current General Assembly has made K-12 education a priority. Let’s start with the facts about education in North Carolina — including how education is funded and how much is appropriated — and move forward from there.