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3 Charter School Facts That Could Change Your Child’s Life

Do you have to pay tuition for your child to attend a North Carolina public charter school?

Do you have to live in a county in order for your child to attend a charter school there?

Are charter schools popular?

Locke’s Terry Stoops provides the facts as we celebrate the silver anniversary of the bipartisan signing of North Carolina’s public charter school law. In 2021, 19 of the original group of approved charters continue to serve North Carolina kids with an educational environment and focus that meets their needs.

If a traditional classroom isn’t working for your child, a charter school could be the answer.


Donna Martinez / Senior Writer and Editor

Donna came to the John Locke Foundation in January 2003 after freelance writing for Carolina Journal and contributing to projects for the North Carolina Education Alliance. He...