North Carolina Ranks 30th in Nation for Charter Schools

Today, the Center for Education Reform (CER) released the 14th annual Charter School Laws Across the States Ranking and Scorecard.  North Carolina moved up one spot in the overall ranking and earned a C- grade.  The state had low scores in two areas – independent authorizers and equal funding.  North Carolina law empowers only two authorizers, the State Board of Education and the UNC System, and does not allow charter schools to receive funds for capital/facilities.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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