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  • Charter schools can raise overall level of learning

    Steve Wood (R–Guilford) introduced a bill in the House 20 years ago this April called the Charter School Education Opportunity Act, while Wib Gulley (D–Durham) introduced a companion bill in the Senate. Although the charter school bills failed to pass both houses during the 1995 legislative session, a bipartisan charter school compromise proposal was reached, […]

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  • Advocates launch video ads for Connecticut charter schools

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An advocacy group has launched a video ad campaign promoting charter schools in Connecticut. The Coalition for Every Child released its latest video ad Thursday. It features a woman speaking about how a charter school helped her son with muscular dystrophy reach his potential. Read more here…

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  • Who Is Behind the Pro-Charter Schools Group Fighting de Blasio?

    Bill De Blasio was pretty clear during the election that he wasn’t a fan of the charter school boom under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Charter school advocates took notice. Late last month, days before the education department announced it would keep a few new charter schools from opening, supporters registered the domain name charterswork.org. At the […]

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  • Some Local School Districts Wanting Authority to Operate Charter Schools

    http://ns8.ns.twc.com.edgesuite.net/news/mpx/290/967/NC%20SCHOOL%20WANT%20CHARTERS%20PKG.mp4 See the full story here

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  • State Auditor and Kinston Academy

    STATE AUDITOR CONFIRMS NCDPI CONCERNS REGARDING KINSTON ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL An audit of Kinston Charter Academy confirmed the NC Department of Public Instruction’s (NCDPI) concerns about the school’s financial dealings and highlighted the need to give the department more authority to take action with charter schools before they become embroiled in financial difficulties. The findings […]

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  • House Education Committees announced

    OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER Rep. Tim Moore Speaker of the House ________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mollie Young Wednesday – January 28, 2015 919-733-5917 Speaker Moore Announces Committee Assignments Raleigh, NC – Today, Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) announced the Representatives who will sit on each of the 2015-2016 House Committees. Appropriations Committee on Education Representatives […]

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