NC Justice Center Perspective

Make space for learning: Current options to meet NC’s school facility needs fall short of sustainable solutions

About the authors

Kris Nordstrom is a Senior Policy Analyst with the Education & Law Project. Prior to starting work with the Justice Center in April 2016, he spent nine years with the North Carolina General Assembly’s nonpartisan Fiscal Research Division, where he provided budget analysis and information to all members of the General Assembly on public education issues. Nordstrom holds a Master of Public Policy from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and BA in Economics from Wake Forest University.

Patrick joined the Budget & Tax Center in December 2014 as the Center’s dedicated economic analyst. Immediately prior to joining the Budget and Tax Center, he served as a Fiscal Analyst for the North Carolina General Assembly where his duties included economic impact modeling, tax and appropriation analysis, and monitoring economic development policy.… Read full bio »