Posts Tagged ‘county responsibility for public school funding’

Redistribution of Lottery Fund Proceeds Results in Loss of Revenue to Counties for Public School Construction Projects

Monday, July 26th, 2010

UPDATE August 2013: In 2013 the General Assembly repealed the statutory allocations of lottery proceeds and corporate income tax proceeds to the Public School Building Capital Fund. The effectively means that funding for the PSBCF will be subject to yearly budgetary appropriations by the General Assembly. See S.L. 2013-316 and S.L. 2013-360. North Carolina General […]

County Responsibility for Public School Funding

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

It is budget season. And, once again, local government officials face tough decisions about how to balance their annual budgets—Raise taxes and fees? Curtail services? Delay projects? Cut personnel? If my volume of phone calls is any indication, however, the “million dollar” question for many county officials involves determining a county’s responsibility for funding its […]

NC Supreme Court Weighs in on Local Funding Scheme for Public Schools

Monday, September 7th, 2009

UPDATE August 2013: Note that the legislature recently codified the clarifications to the fact-finder’s role under G.S. 115C-431 discussed below. Click here for a summary of the new provisions. On August 28, 2009, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued Beaufort County Bd. of Educ. v. Beaufort County Bd. of Commissioners (No. 106PA08), a decision stemming from […]