Charter Schools

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NC Lawmakers Allow Charter Schools To Set Growth

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers are tipping the scales in a small charter school’s expansion fight, a dispute critics say could undermine traditional public schools in rural communities statewide. The state House and […]

CBS Charlotte–07/17/2013

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Charter School Bill Changes Pass NC House

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill creating more rules to govern a growing number of public charter schools in North Carolina but omitting the creation of a powerful panel to oversee them has passed the […]

CBS Charlotte–07/09/2013

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NC Group Resisting GOP Changes To Public Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina groups that want to protect the funding for traditional public schools are trying to raise opposition to legislative proposals to expand private-school vouchers and charter schools. Public Schools First […]

CBS Charlotte–05/13/2013

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NC Weighs Separate Oversight For Charter Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina lawmakers want to take oversight of taxpayer-funded charter schools away from the state school board that runs other public schools. A state Senate committee on Wednesday considers legislation […]

CBS Charlotte–03/27/2013

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NC School Board Weighs Adding 25 Charter Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s school board could increase the number of charter schools in the state by a third within the next year if it accepts a screening committee’s recommendations.

CBS Charlotte–08/01/2012


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