That’s the argument used by those skeptical of state funding for school construction. But why is it like that? That’s not how some other states work.
What will it take to get the business community engaged in the lack of state funding for school construction and modernization?
Here’s why it’s so hard for this rural county to fix its school building.
Rural plaintiffs challenged school disparity in the 1990s and lost. Are there other legal avenues left unexplored?
A challenge to leave a legacy.
Speakers warn the alternative will be for localities to raise property taxes — perhaps 25% in Prince Edward County.
House debates school construction plan. O’Quinn defends the details.
It’s not perfect, but that’s not the point. The point is the state appears on the verge of doing something.
Budget amendment also includes $1 million for Catawba Hospital study and $15.7 million for life sciences labs in Roanoke and New River valleys.
That’s a routine occurance in Prince Edward County and it’s not alone. So will the state act or must one of the poorest counties tax itself?