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    Case for Stopping Opportunity Scholarship Expansion Lacks Facts — and Support

    A scam. That’s what a recent Raleigh News & Observer editorial called Republican legislative proposals to expand eligibility for the state’s popular Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP). Strong words. But then editors say it’s all part of a plan to break confidence in the public schools. so the argument goes.
    Bob Luebke, May 14, 2021
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    Cooper Wants to Eliminate Scholarship for Low-Income Children

    Dem. Governor Roy Cooper announced his budget proposal today for the next biennium. His proposed budget ends the NC Opportunity Scholarship Program, a popular scholarship for low-income, disproportionately minority, students to attend a K-12 school of their parent’s choice. The Opportunity Scholarship program is a popular program with NC voters.
    Brenee Goforth, March 24, 2021
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    Central Planning and Education: What would Hayek say?

    Central planning fails miserably in the economy, why would we think it is best for education? Government bureaucrats cannot possess the localized knowledge of the parents and teachers of students. Empowering parents, rather than bureaucrats, to call the shots in education would benefit students. F.A. Hayek, one of the most…
    Brooke Medina, January 27, 2021