Tag Archives: School Choice

#NCED Updates: Reading Assessment tool battle continues, National and School Choice headlines

The first edition of NCED updates for 2020 includes an update on the battle over the state’s reading assessment tool, Istation, as well as several national headlines and school choice stories of note. Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren called out by #SchoolChoice Parents at Rally

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was called out for her attacks on charter schools and her anti-school choice stance by a group of minority moms and dads at a recent campaign stop. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: NAEP scores drop again, NCGA passes final Ed bills and teacher pay mini-budget

This installment of NC Education (NCED) covers the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores and the bills the General Assembly passed before adjourning last week. Also included are details about $630k in charter school grants and a recap of October’s teacher arrests.  Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro, the NEA and socialism, plus Gov. Cooper tries to dismantle school choice again

In this installment of #NCED updates, we’ll cover Governor Roy Cooper trying to dismantle school choice again, how the NEA is all in for socialism, Board of Ed tinkers with math again and some of the state education headlines, which include the Leandro case percolating again.  Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: School Choice Boom, CMS Supt. Resigns, New Hanover Schools Sued

This installment of NCED Updates looks at the continued school choice boom in North Carolina, the resignation of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) superintendent, and the lawsuit filed against New Hanover County Public Schools. Continue reading

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School Choice Advocate Hits WRAL Owners on Editorial Attacking Low-Income Scholarship

The following is from Mike Long, President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, in response to the Capitol Broadcasting Company’s editorial, Private school vouchers to be even more open to corruption, waste. Continue reading

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Left-Leaning ‘Education Non-Profits’ Step Up Attacks On #SchoolChoice Kids, Families

Left-leaning groups like the NC Public Schools Forum and very left of center groups like Public Schools First NC have stepped up their attacks on school choice students and families. These type of groups can’t see the forest for the trees. They don’t want to. More importantly, they don’t want anyone else to either. Continue reading

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