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  • Disclosure differs for charter schools run by for-profit firms

    The Charlotte Observer print front page headline today “For-profit charters can hide spending”. It’s online version is “Disclosure differs for charter schools run by for-profit firms” Which version sells more papers?” Read more here…

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  • Disclosure differs for charter schools run by for-profit firms

    Interestingly, the Sunday, April 5 print version of this very same article was entitled:  “For-profit charters can hide spending” But the online version title is below. Same article but look at the two titles! Which one sells papers? “Disclosure differs for charter schools run by for-profit firms” The structure of these schools has benefits. The […]

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  • Baker Mitchell: Charter schools break education monopoly

    Regarding accountability: In addition to more stringent testing requirements and equal financial oversight to traditional public school districts, your neighbor can withdraw her child from the charter school at any time. If she does so, the school’s money stops. You realize that truly informed, vigilant parents who daily see and evaluate the quality of their […]

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  • Charter schools – an alternative option to traditional public schools

    Charter schools are rapidly growing in popularity, and although Rowan County isn’t currently home to one, the debate between traditional public schools and charter schools hasn’t failed to touch local families. Read more here…

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  • Surry announces winners of history competition

    Junior Group Exhibit — first place, Nichole Baker, Emma Dowell, Olivia Malone of Millennium Charter Academy. Read more here…

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  • A charter school fills a need for place-based schooling in Lake Lure

    It was 4½ hours from Raleigh to Lake Lure – 30 minutes longer than Google thought it would be. These are slow roads – not because of the speed limit or the rain, but because on any given day logging trucks, wide loads, and/or farm equipment back up cars and school buses for as far […]

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