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RALEIGH — Twenty-five years ago this week the Tar Heel State legalized the creation of public charter schools. School choice advocates came together in Raleigh on Tuesday, June 22, to celebrate the milestone and highlight the impact of charter schools on families and students during the last quarter-century.

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RALEIGH — The state Senate’s main education committee has endorsed a bill that would penalize N.C. school systems for late payments to charter schools.

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RALEIGH — Republican legislators in the N.C. Senate are pushing forward a bill meant to improve literacy among North Carolina public school students by the third grade.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson announced Tuesday, March 16, the creation of a task force dedicated to giving “students, parents, and school faculty a voice to speak out about cases of bias, inappropriate materials, or indoctrination they see or experience in public schools.”

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s lawmakers are moving to advance school choice.

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Thursday, 21 January 2021 10:30

School choice could see gains in new legislature

RALEIGH — As North Carolina prepares to celebrate National School Choice Week Jan. 24-30, the cause of educational freedom could see even more advancement during the North Carolina General Assembly’s 2021-2022 session.

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RALEIGH — Reopening schools is the top priority of Catherine Truitt, the Republican candidate for state superintendent.

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RALEIGH — For Tara Deane’s two youngest children, virtual learning has been a nightmare.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s public schools and universities are asking the General Assembly for millions more to deal with COVID-19 challenges.

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RALEIGH — Traditional public school wasn’t working for Charlonda Brown’s two sons. 

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