Posts Tagged ‘charter schools’

Allocating Operating Monies Among Local School Unit Funds: Local Current Expense Fund vs. Fund 8

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

The majority of funding for North Carolina’s public schools comes from the State. Each county, however, is required to annually fund most capital expenses and at least some operating expenses of its local school administrative unit(s). Questions often arise as to whether, and how, a county can direct its appropriations to specific operating expenditures. (I’ve […]

County Funding for Charter Schools: Sugar Creek Charter School, Inc. v. State of North Carolina

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Recently, the General Assembly enacted S.L. 2011-164 (SB 8) to remove the 100-school cap on the total number of charter schools that could be authorized in the State. Before its enactment, SB 8 went through a number of iterations. Several versions of the bill included provisions that authorized counties to provide funding to charter schools […]