[infographic] North Carolina’s Divestment in Post-Secondary Education Harms Student Success, Broader Economy

Cracks in Public Structures: North Carolina's Divestment in Post-Secondary Education Harms Student Success, Broader Economy

North Carolina’s post-secondary education has consistently been recognized as one of the best in the nation, providing the training for participation in the economy and civic life. Over the course of the Great Recession, cuts to both the university and community college system have impacted the educational experience of students and ultimately has implications for [Continue Reading…]


[INFOGRAPHIC] N.C.’s Most Vulnerable People Hit Hardest by Medicaid Cuts

N.C.'s Most Vulnerable People Hit Hardest by Medicaid Cuts

North Carolina’s Medicaid program dominates the state’s annual health and human services budget — at just under $3 billion in the current fiscal year, the program represents about 15 percent of total state spending. Medicaid is a vital component of North Carolina’s economic engine, as it injects $9 billion in federal funds into the state’s [Continue Reading…]