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Public education spending in North Carolina is at an all time high with over $1.495 billion spend in the decade 1951-1960. From first grade to graduate university courses, spending on public education is approximately 70 cents out every General Fund dollar, the majority of this devoted to educational services below the college level.
Offered in detail for this issue’s report was a school bond slated for voter approval. How the impact could be felt: more classroom space not in trailers; newer buildings; more facilities complying with state building codes. Speaking of better building standards, that took a residential tone as local building professionals met for a seminar. Their goals: learn ways to improve their construction quality, so they could offer home buyers higher customer satisfaction.