Tag Archives: Charter Schools

#NCED Updates: MVP Math Fight, Charter Approvals and WCPSS ‘Diversity’ Plans

In this edition of NCED Updates: MVP math in Wake County, Charter School Advisory Board approved more charters, Wake County policy changes, and an episode of ‘when anti-school choice mouthpieces attack’. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: New Board Members, Calendar Flexibility & Free Speech

Some quick hits in North Carolina education news this time around include appointments to the State Board of Education, Calendar flexibility for counties hit by Hurricane Florence and a big charter school grant. Continue reading

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NC Supt. Picks Former Charter Headmaster as Chief of Staff

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson has chosen the former headmaster of a top-ranked North Carolina public charter school to be his chief of staff. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Teacher Strike Looms, Cooper’s Budget, Legislative Updates & More

Here’s the latest round of education update from around the state of North Carolina.

Included in this edition are key points about the looming teacher’s strike, education highlights from Governor Cooper’s proposed budget, as well as various legislative and Charter school updates. Continue reading

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WRAL Publishes Racist School Choice Cartoon

Stay classy, WRAL. 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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16 Charters Were Approved by the NC Charter Advisory Board, Yet Only 8 Were Voted on

At the August meeting of the State Board of Education, 8 charter school applications were voted on and approved. However, 16 charter schools were approved by the Charter School Advisory Board (CSAB).

CSAB members were angered and the group issued a resolution, requesting the State Board of Education consider each application approved by CSAB in the future. Continue reading

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