Test your knowledge about K-12 public schools in North Carolina by answering the following questions:
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Approximately how many students were enrolled in traditional public and charter schools in North Carolina in 2010-11?
Public schools in North Carolina are funded by a combination of local, state, and federal revenue. Which answer is closest to the approximate percentage revenue distribution from each unit of government?
- Local: 45%; State 45%; Federal 10%
- Local; 15%; State 35%; Federal 40%
- Local; 5%; State 80% Federal 15%
- Local; 25%; State 60%; Federal 15%
Last year, North Carolina provided how much in state funds for K-12 education?
- $6.7 Billion
- $7.1 Billion
- $3.8 Billion
- $4.9 Billion
True or False. Most teachers in North Carolina are eligible for tenure – or career status – after four years of teaching. In addition to other benefits, career status employees may be removed from their positions only if found guilty of violating any one of fifteen specific infractions.
In 2010-11, there were 180,470 full-time education staff in North Carolina Schools. What percentage of all staff were teachers?
Of the 94,879 teachers in North Carolina, 83 percent of them are employed by which unit of government?
- None of the Above
Since 2009, North Carolina has received approximately $1.3 billion in federal stimulus money for public education. This money has been used to keep a variety of programs running and staffed. Approximately how many additional staff have been hired with federal stimulus money?
What percentage of North Carolina high school freshman graduate four years later?
On average, how much do North Carolina taxpayers spend to graduate one high school student?
In 2009-10, (the latest year data is available) what percentage of students passed both math and reading End-of-Grade tests?