Lastly, do we honestly think there is some grand conspiracy, according to Dr. Ladd, where we have thousands of “white parents in North Carolina using public charter schools to secede from the education system?” I find the claims that public charter schools perpetuate segregation across our state to be both false and disingenuous. To the contrary, what I honestly believe is that we have both white parents and black parents aggressively utilizing various school choice options in order to find schools that will best educate their children. For them, the only race they are concerned about is their child racing to the top of their class and no longer lagging behind.” Read more here…