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Duke Report Drives False Narrative That Charter Schools Cause Segregation

Here is the latest narrative being pushed in an attempt to stem the exodus from public schools into charter schools:

Wow, new low WaPo. #nced #schoolchoice White parents in NC are using charter schools to secede from education system http://t.co/B1pUcwy4LN

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) April 15, 2015

Got that?
The Duke University report wants you to know that if you’re white and put your kid in a charter school, you’re adding to segregation. The subtext here is that by choosing a charter school, these parents are racists.

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He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named… According To Duke University

Recently a sighting of a ‘noose on a tree’ outside the student union was reported by ‘a student’ at Duke University.

The report from this student came at 2 am on April Fools Day. What was this ‘student’ doing at the student union at 2 am?

I located the original tweet made by one Justin Elliott – the time stamp says “1:58 AM – 1 Apr 2015”:

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See The 16 Wake County Elementary Schools Participating in Duke Program Pilot

Sixteen Wake County Elementary schools will be participating in a Duke University tied pilot program called “Nurturing For A Bright Future”. This program is related to the American Association for Gifted Children at Duke University and is part of the ‘Bright Idea 2’ program.

The sixteen elementary schools are:

Baileywick
Banks Road
Brentwood
Creech Road
Forest Pines
Forestville Road
Green
Holly Ridge
Knightdale
Rolesville
Wakefield
Walnut Creek
Weatherstone
Wendell
Wilburn
Wildwood
Through a Freedom of Information request, I was able to obtain details on the program. Part of the response I received from Wake County Schools included the following details:

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