Like we don't already have major educational funding issues:
A state legislative subcommittee wants North Carolina families to be able to attend any public school in the state, allowing them to cross district lines without having to pay tuition or get the permission of the school system they’re leaving. “The question is about the methodology of giving the best education for kids at an individual level,” said Sen. Fletcher Hartsell, a Cabarrus County Republican and chairman of the subcommittee.
The draft bill has similar language to one proposed by the American Legislative Exchange Council, a largely private conservative group backed by major corporations. The group proposes model legislation for lawmakers to introduce across the country. Several bills were introduced in the General Assembly last year that matched or were similar to ALEC legislation.
I've got some methodology for you: how about we bring class sizes down to the maximum optimum of 18 students per teacher, get our teacher assistants back in the classrooms for younger children, pay the teachers more so they won't have to work a couple of extra jobs to pay their mortgage, and maybe set aside some funds for schoolbooks that aren't older than the Vice Principal?