John Hood: NC school funds should follow children

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Salisbury Post

Aug 7, 12:00 AM

John Hood: NC school funds should follow children

Once North Carolina reforms its state funding formula, the Reason/JLF report recommends that school districts then devolve more budgetary authority to individual schools. The precise division of labor should be up to local communities and may depend on the qualities and preparation of school principals. But the core concept is unassailable: one-size-fits-all thinking is ill-suited to the complex and critical enterprise of educating young people.

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