Confusion over charter schools

I am a teacher in a North Carolina Public Charter School. A colleague from another school system recently congratulated me on the passage of a bill approving increased funding for vouchers. I was quite taken aback.  Vouchers fund private schools, not charter schools. In that conversation, I realized the confusion that remains regarding the differences between three types of schools in our state: charter, traditional public, and private schools. Most concerning, this continued confusion diminishes our ability to critique and improve education policy.  Read More


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