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NC Charter Wars Spills Over Into Virtual Online Schools

The war on school choice in North Carolina continues. The Left and Democrats in this state have made their hatred for school choice (charter schools, homeschooling, and Opportunity Scholarships) very well known.

This time the salvo is targeting virtual charter schools.  Here’s the overall theme: All charter schools are evil and if it’s a virtual charter school, then it’s double evil. Continue reading

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Superintendents Oppose Parental School Choice, Bash Opportunity Scholarships

Protectionism 101.

News and Observer reported on a ‘wish list’ of sorts put together by some of the Central North Carolina region’s superintendents.

The article doesn’t say it outright, but one item on the list was cutting off funding for Opportunity Scholarships. Continue reading

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Lt. Governor Forest: Charter School Myths vs Facts [VIDEO] – #NCed

Another great video from Lt. Governor Dan Forest!

This one is on charter schools. I’m very glad he did this one, and he rightly addresses the assault on charter schools as coming from those defending the status quo.

I’ve said this same thing many times. There is some valid criticism of charter schools, however the majority of the push back comes in the form of protectionist rhetoric.

Such rhetoric’s ultimate landing point is that of impugning parents who are unsatisfied with their public school and want to choose for the best educational fit for their child.

WATCH:

KEEP READING… SEE THE VIDEO Continue reading

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