Posts Tagged ‘school funding’

North Carolina Municipalities Authorized to Fund Schools

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

In North Carolina, the majority of funding (approximately 63 percent in aggregate, according to the 2018 Highlights of the North Carolina Public School Budget) for public school operations derives from the state income tax and sales tax proceeds, as appropriated by the state legislature. County governments supplement the state’s operational funding and provide the majority […]

Richmond County Board of Education v. Cowell: Clear Proceeds of Improper Equipment Offense Surcharge Belongs to Public Schools

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

As part of the Justice Reinvestment Act of 2011, the legislature enacted G.S. 7A-304(a)(4b), which assesses a $50.00 surcharge on any individual convicted of an improper equipment offense. Improper equipment offenses are generally defined in G.S. Ch. 20, Art. 3, Part 9, and include operating a vehicle without properly functioning equipment (such as a steering mechanism, […]