School choice

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    EdNC profiles Phil Javies of Sugar Creek Charter

    The importance of high expectations: Phil Javies of Sugar Creek Charter is a great story from Alex Granados of EdNC. Javies said the key to his success with students is consistency and always letting the students know what to expect. And it’s evident in the way he teaches. As…
    Terry Stoops, March 11, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Gov. Roy Cooper says a group of business executives said nothing in a recent meeting with him about wanting new tax cuts. He failed to mention that those executives already benefit from millions of dollars in targeted tax incentives. Other taxpayers foot the bill for those incentives. Jon Sanders analyzes…
    Mitch Kokai, February 28, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that a political debate over N.C. government’s ability to borrow money ignores looming budget pressures linked to retired employees’ benefits. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why Gov. Roy Cooper’s views on school choice are “extreme.”…
    Mitch Kokai, February 3, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on new N.C. polling data linked to parental school choice. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal highlights new research that pans Georgia’s much-touted film incentives.
    Mitch Kokai, January 30, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day: Choice Matters To North Carolina Parents

    Ask any parent and they’ll tell you their child is special. That’s good. It reflects the love and bond between a parent and a child. But it’s also a good reminder that every child is an individual, with unique aptitudes, challenges, fears, inclinations, and dreams. So let’s treat every…
    Donna Martinez, January 29, 2020
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    Democratic voters disagree with Sanders, Warren on defunding charter schools

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights interesting polling data involving Democratic voters and charter schools. A majority of Democratic primary voters, as well as black and Latino voters, say they would be less likely to vote for a 2020 contender who would stop funding charter…
    Mitch Kokai, January 29, 2020
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    Celebrate National School Choice Week With Us, Today at Noon

    Join us to hear Bob Luddy at 12 Noon at the John Locke Foundation in midtown Raleigh, or live on Facebook.  …
    Donna Martinez, January 27, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the impact of school choice in North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal documents North Carolina’s flourishing economy in 2019.
    Mitch Kokai, January 27, 2020