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Rural vs. Urban N.C. Sales Tax Redistribution is a Lose-lose Scenario

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 14:07 -- tbrantley

Fayetteville Observer (April 8, 2015) -- Schools are vital to the future of North Carolina's rural residents. Rather than an un-targeted redistribution of tax proceeds, rural schools would benefit more from an infusion of purposeful funding through the low-wealth and small-county supplemental mechanisms - as well as from broad state policy decisions on pay of teachers and principals, on expanding pre-K to give more children a strong educational start and on further linking high schools to community colleges.

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