School choice advocates around the state this week are celebrating their ability to choose a school other than the local public school to which their child is zoned. Charter school students and voucher recipients are wrapping up in yellow scarves embroidered with the words, “National School Choice Week,” and carrying signs that say, “Got choice?”

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson praised the fact that in North Carolina, the answer to the question on that paper placard is, “Yes.”

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