No North Carolina politician is anti-education. But according to Bill Harrison, the chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Education, the recently passed state budget exemplifies how partisan politics will always come before public schools, students and teachers.
Watch this graphic to see what having $190 million less to spend means for the North Carolina public school system.
During the seven hours they spent debating the first draft of next year’s budget, a few of North Carolina’s representatives took the discussion to a personal level.
Campaign season is in full swing in the Old North State, which means political prose is piquing the interest of voters from the mountains to the beaches. Although candidates are doling out their own quotes of the day, we’ve compiled a list of what political hopefuls aren’t saying and why they’re keeping mum.