North Carolina is one of only four states that allocated more than 10 percent of tax revenues to higher education in 2015, according to the annual higher education finance report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
The report is making headlines due to its major finding: last year, for the first time ever, the majority of states relied more heavily on student tuition than government appropriations to fund their public higher education systems. North Carolina is not included in that group, as you can see in the graph.
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Our first AskNC article is out this week answering Leslie Ann Jackson’s question, “Why are the lieutenant governor and governor elected separately?” We also have a voting round to determine which question we will investigate next. Vote and submit your own question.
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