Tag Archives: Opportunity Scholarships

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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NCGA Expands #SchoolChoice with Increase in Opportunity Scholarship Slots

As highlighted in a previous article, tucked inside the budget hammered out by the General Assembly are a number of program expansions, increases in various budgets and some new pilot programs.

View House Bill 1030 – 2016 Appropriations Act.

Another item in the budget concerns the expansion of the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP). The media in North Carolina often calls the OSP a ‘voucher program’.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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The evil Republicans are at it again! – #ncpol #ncga

There’s a new ‘attack’ on education in North Carolina. This time it’s in the form of raiding one school fund to pad another. The evil Republicans are at it again!

That would likely be the story synopsis for House Bill 1095 by some North Carolina media outlets.

However, HB 1095 is 100% Democrat sponsored. 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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