School choice (page 3)

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    New Report: “A Culture of Personalized Learning North Carolina’s Personal Education Savings Accounts”

    Jonathan Butcher, the Will Skillman Fellow in Education at The Heritage Foundation, authored a new report about North Carolina’s education savings account (ESA) program for special needs children. In “A Culture of Personalized Learning North Carolina’s Personal Education Savings Accounts,” Butcher finds that two-thirds of North Carolina families are…
    Terry Stoops, August 13, 2021
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    Public, Private School Teachers Homeschooling Their Own Kids

    Barnini Chakraborty writes for the Washington Examiner about an interesting education development. The plan was Hoerschelman would go back to teaching, but the family ran into trouble finding daycare so she decided to stay home and give her daughters the individualized instruction a traditional learning environment lacked. “I…
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on school choice helping a retired soldier’s autistic daughter. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion explains why court decisions should prompt N.C. legislative action on gun rights. Rachel Hall’s CJ Opinion explores the impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling involving…
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on congressional action that could hurt public charter schools. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion asks whether the 2022 midterm elections will resemble 1994’s Republican tidal wave.
    Mitch Kokai, July 29, 2021
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    Lives Transformed: N.C.’s Pro-Child Republican General Assembly Deserves The Credit

    Empowered parents and thriving kids. That’s what it boils down to when we talk about North Carolina’s school choice movement. It’s not anti-district school to support putting mom and dad in the driver’s seat. It’s pro-child. Kids are unique. They have different personalities. Unique aptitudes. Special needs. Individual challenges. Particular…
    Donna Martinez, July 9, 2021
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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