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January 14, 2014

Education funding gap between wealthy and poor counties detailed in study

The state's 10 highest-spending counties spent an average of $59,280 more per classroom than the lowest-spending counties in 2011-12 according to a Public School Forum study released Monday. Disparities have persisted over the years,. The gap between the highest and lowest-spending counties is $2,280 per child, according to the Raleigh education think tank.

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