Hard to look at this when you know that the surplus has been built on the back of under-funding public education.
Yes, NC is a great place to conduct business for business owners. Consider how low the corporate tax rates are.
That headline from EdNC.org above highlights a report from the Education Law Center.
That’s NC way down there at the bottom.
#1 for business. #48 for funding public education.
Mary Ann Wolfe said it best in a perspective for EdNC.org:
That state surplus is really a moral deficit.