Category Archives: School Choice

Governor Cooper Sues to Stop Scholarships for Low-Income Students

Late last Summer, Governor Roy Cooper added to his extensive list of lawsuits by adding a section to one of them that seeks to block Opportunity Scholarship money for low-income students. Nearly 7,000 low-income and minority kids would have their education choices ripped from them. Continue reading

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NC Opportunity Scholarship Program Truths – #SchoolChoice

Last week I wrote a much need article which dispelled the myths and misinformation on North Carolina Charter Schools.
This week, I will lay out the facts about the second school choice option being hammered by misinformation, the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP). Continue reading

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NC Charter School Truths – #SchoolChoice

The spin out there on School Choice was out of control again this year for School Choice Week. On cue, well-funded union non-profit front groups continued to push their false talking points and in the process smear millions of parents and students.

On Twitter, the replies left on some School Choice tweets were filled with ridiculous amounts of misinformation. Reading some of them gave me a headache. It was as if these folks were re-heating leftover dog food, calling it gourmet stew and thinking somehow no one was going to tell them otherwise.  Boy, were they wrong. Continue reading

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School Choice Week: Two Events in Raleigh, Two Very Different Narratives

Last week was National School Choice week and two education forums were held in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The NC Public School Forum held their annual Eggs and Issues event while the Civitas Institute held a School Choice polling luncheon.

The messages and information presented in these two forums on school choice couldn’t be more different. Continue reading

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#AmplifyChoice: A Look at Two Denver Charter Schools

During the annual Amplify Choice conference held in Denver this year, participants were given access to two charter schools in the Green Valley Ranch area; Strive Prep and DSST Public Schools.

Here is a look at both of them… KEEP READING. Continue reading

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