School choice (page 2)

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    NC Schools: Every School Option in North Carolina

    Choosing the right school for your child can feel like an overwhelming task. North Carolina has so many different options for children across the state. We hope this comprehensive list will help you make the right choice in NC schools for your child. Our friends at Parents for Educational Freedom…
    Brenee Goforth, July 7, 2021
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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? NO. Do you have to live in a county in order for your child to attend a charter school there? NO. Are charter schools popular?…
    Donna Martinez, July 6, 2021
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    NC DNPE: Estimated homeschool enrollment increased nearly 21% last year

    Wow. The North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education (NC DNPE) reported that estimated homeschool enrollment was 179,900 last school year, a 20.6% increase from the year before.
    Terry Stoops, July 1, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on a public charter school graduate who has come full circle. CJ reports on state lawmakers honoring Gastonia native Thomas Sowell on his 91st birthday. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion reminds us about John Hancock’s “giant middle finger against tyranny.’…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2021
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    The COVID-19 Exodus from Traditional Public Schools

    Philip Klein of National Review Online documents the pandemic-related flight from traditional public education. The public school system in the United States lost nearly 1.3 million students over the 2020-21 school year, Education Week reports, based on its analysis of currently available state-level data. That represents a drop…
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on a celebration for the 25th anniversary of North Carolina’s charter school law. John Hood’s CJ Opinion urges policymakers to stop kicking the can on Social Security reform.
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on disturbing recent comments from the judge in North Carolina’s Leandro school-funding lawsuit. A new CJ Opinion explains why a legal setback doesn’t mean the end of the road for a doctor challenging North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law. Terry Stoops’ CJ…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2021
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    Woke Public Schools Will Face a Backlash

    Michael Farris writes for National Review Online about the likely impact of public schools embracing the dangerous ideas of the woke. The reports coming out of the school systems of Portland, Ore., and its suburbs are simply terrifying. Children are being taught the narrative that America is fundamentally…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2021