School choice (page 12)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online that North Carolina’s campaign money trail shows Democrats’ efforts to limit school choice. John Hood’s Daily Journal documents homicides spiking in N.C. cities.
    Mitch Kokai, August 5, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Uncertainty about the 2020-21 academic year is prompting more N.C. parents to look into alternatives to traditional public schools. Terry Stoops assesses the impact for school choice during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Mike Long of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina discusses…
    Mitch Kokai, July 31, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: New lawsuit launches cruel attack on educational opportunity

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” discusses a new lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship Program for low-income families. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, July 30, 2020
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    Trump touts school choice

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner highlights the president’s recent endorsement of school choice. President Trump wants schools to reopen as normal for in-person classroom instruction in the fall despite the pandemic, but if they don’t, he has signaled he is willing to push for a major expansion in…
    Mitch Kokai, July 29, 2020
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    Time to advance school choice policies

    Alexandra DeSanctis of National Review Online explains why now is a good time to talk about school choice. Senators Tim Scott (R., S.C.) and Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.) have teamed up to offer a bill that would redirect some coronavirus-relief funding to school-choice programs, so families could continue…
    Mitch Kokai, July 29, 2020
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    Analyzing Supreme Court decisions on religious schools

    Dan McLaughlin reports for National Review Online on the U.S. Supreme Court’s consistent approach to cases involving religious schools. The Supreme Court’s decisions in Espinoza v. Montana Dept. of Revenue and Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru offered a one-two punch of victories for religious schools under…
    Mitch Kokai, July 17, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online that private schools don’t have to wait for Gov. Roy Cooper’s school reopening order. The Daily Journal explains how government’s checks and balances can lead to better policy results.
    Mitch Kokai, July 14, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: Uncertainty about N.C. school plans could lead parents to alternatives

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains how Gov. Roy Cooper’s indecisive approach to reopening N.C. schools could affect school choice. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, July 9, 2020