State Policies to Foster a Sound Basic Education for all North Carolina Students

Widespread education funding disparities have sparked lawsuits in more than 40 states, including North Carolina, where the state supreme court established that the state has a constitutional responsibility to provide every student with an equal opportunity for a sound, basic education. Research identifies key challenges and approaches to create access and opportunity for all students.

To inform state efforts to comply with this ruling, LPI has developed a series of research reports and associated briefs:

This research was supported by the Spencer Foundation. Core operating support for the Learning Policy Institute is provided by the Heising-Simons Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Raikes Foundation, Sandler Foundation, and Mackenzie Scott and Dan Jewett.

WestEd and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University