Charlotte is not a “choice-friendly” city

In the Fordham Institute’s new study, America’s Best (And Worst) Cities for School Choice, authors Priscilla Wohlstetter and Dara Zeehandelaar rank 30 U.S. cities using measures of political support, policy environment, and the quality and quantity of school choice in each jurisdiction.

Overall, Charlotte ranked 27th out of the 30 cities selected, making it one of America’s worst cities for school choice.  Pittsburgh (go Steelers!), Austin, and Albany round out the basement dwellers.

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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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