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  • Has School Choice Been All It Set Out to Be?

    Kasey Locke has been diagnosed with autism. When her parents enrolled her in the public school in her town in Arizona, she had a hard time communicating, let alone learning. The Lockes, however, took advantage of an education savings account (ESA) program to sign their daughter up at a private school. ESAs work like vouchers, […]

  • Survey: Increasing support for public charters, school choice

    Results of a national survey by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools show wide and deep support for charter schools where they already exist, as well as where school choice is limited. The NAPCS survey, based on interviews with more than a 1,000 parents, showed that 78 percent support a public charter school opening in their […]

  • Charter Advocacy Group’s Poll Shows Most Parents Support Public School Choice

    About 80 percent of parents reported that they support the ability to choose a public school, regardless of where they live, in a national poll conducted by a charter school advocacy group . The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the results of its survey of 1,003 parents about their attitudes toward school choice […]

  • Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) among top schools in country

    AVONDALE — Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA)-CFA again ranks among the top schools in the United States, according to US News & World Report’s newly released 2016 rankings of Best High Schools. Read More

  • Best High Schools in North Carolina

    North Carolina high school graduation requirements call for more than 20 credits in various subjects. Students do not need to take world language courses to graduate, but according to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, students must take a minimum of two language credits to be admitted into any of the schools within the University of North […]

  • Charlotte-area charter, district high schools take U.S. News honors

    Three Mecklenburg County high schools – two north suburban charter schools and Providence High in south Charlotte – ranked among the nation’s best on U.S. News & World Report’s annual “best high schools” list. Lake Norman Charter School in Huntersville had the region’s highest rating, based on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate scores, graduation rates […]