School choice (page 7)

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    School choice helps counter teachers unions’ pernicious impact

    Jude Schwalbach and Hance Winingham write for the Daily Signal about the role of school choice in combating teachers unions’ harmful stance on reopening schools. Inexplicably, teachers unions have also rejected measures that would require teachers to be more available to students throughout the day via live video.
    Mitch Kokai, February 1, 2021
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    NC and school choice: It’s been a long road.

    School choice in North Carolina is flourishing. Today more than 370,000 students attend charter, private or home schools in the Tar Heel State.  That’s works out to about 1 in 5 students in North Carolina are enrolled in schools other than traditional public schools.  Families can choose from charter, magnet,…
    Bob Luebke, January 29, 2021
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    Civitas Poll: just 7.5% give their local public school an “A”

    Pollsters for the new Civitas Poll asked likely registered voters in North Carolina a variety of questions about how and where their kids are educated. For example, they were also asked their view of the role a parent should play in choosing where their child attends school. The overwhelming…
    Donna Martinez, January 29, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper creating a new government job and filling it with an executive from a left-wing funding group. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion argues that school choice will explode when parents rediscover the purpose of education.
    Mitch Kokai, January 29, 2021
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    The Right AOC on Point: Educational choice increases in popularity, importance

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” discusses new Civitas Poll results showing the popularity of school choice in North Carolina. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, January 28, 2021
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    NC School Choice: By The Numbers

    How many charter schools are in North Carolina? Does the Opportunity Scholarship Program save money for taxpayers?  Do North Carolinians support the idea of school choice? Find answers to those questions and other interesting nuggets  in our latest graphic, School Choice by the Numbers. Download it here. Also, don’t…
    Bob Luebke, January 28, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Andrew Dunn reports for Carolina Journal Online that the Biden administration could move left on important issues affecting North Carolina. Those include school choice and health care. John Hood’s Carolina Journal Opinion explains how states can limit damage from harmful regulation.
    Mitch Kokai, January 27, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on school choice in North Carolina. The Daily Journal highlights a court filing that shows Gov. Roy Cooper’s systematic campaign against private bars.
    Mitch Kokai, January 26, 2021