On Friday, the new judge in Leandro, James Ammons, issued this ruling. The court found, after considering appropriations in last year’s state budget, additional funding is required as follows: DHHS | $133,900,000; DPI | $509,701,707; and UNC System | $34,200,000. Stay tuned.
The N.C. General Assembly is back in session after spring break last week.
Coming up, we expect news on the new system president of our community colleges and the Senate will release its budget.
ICYMI, the rest of this legislative session will shape the future of public schools. Learn more here.
UPDATE | Process continues for school systems to implement Blueprint education plans in Maryland, where most ambitious statewide school improvement plan is underway
Maryland's Blueprint has 4 priorities: early childhood, hiring and retaining high-quality and diverse teachers, preparing students for college and technical careers, and providing more resources for students in need.... Read the rest