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Tim Taylor could scarcely have imagined when he began attending Arapahoe Charter School in 1997, that he would one day come full circle and send his own sons there decades later.
Tim Taylor could scarcely have imagined when he began attending Arapahoe Charter School in 1997, that he would one day come full circle and send his own sons there decades later.
 
“How do you define freedom in one word? The answer to that is choice,” Tim Taylor, Arapahoe Charter School alumni.
“How do you define freedom in one word? The answer to that is choice,” Tim Taylor, Arapahoe Charter School alumni.
 
Boarding schools and charter schools have been “feeder schools” to the Ivy Leagues for decades.
 
The state Senate’s main education committee has endorsed a bill that would penalize N.C. school systems for late payments to charter schools.
The state Senate’s main education committee has endorsed a bill that would penalize N.C. school systems for late payments to charter schools.
 
Claims that public charter schools encourage segregation grow louder every day.
Claims that public charter schools encourage segregation grow louder every day.
 
NCACC encourages you to contact your House Members(s) today to ask them to support an amendment to House Bill 729 Charter School Omnibus to eliminate a provision that would give counties authority to provide capital appropriations to charter schools.
NCACC encourages you to contact your House Members(s) today to ask them to support an amendment to House Bill 729 Charter School Omnibus to eliminate a provision that would give counties authority to provide capital appropriations to charter schools.
 
Nine of the top schools in North Carolina are, technically, schools of choice, according to recently released rankings of the best schools in the country.
Nine of the top schools in North Carolina are, technically, schools of choice, according to recently released rankings of the best schools in the country.
 
Charter school leaders in North Carolina are urging incoming U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to continue federal support and protection for charters moving forward.
Charter school leaders in North Carolina are urging incoming U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to continue federal support and protection for charters moving forward.
 
Some N.C. state lawmakers want local public school systems to pay a penalty if they drag their feet in sending money to charter schools.
Some N.C. state lawmakers want local public school systems to pay a penalty if they drag their feet in sending money to charter schools.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has selected 17 school districts and 11 charter schools to participate in a pilot program to deploy COVID-19 rapid testing in K-12 public schools where any in-person instruction is happening.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has selected 17 school districts and 11 charter schools to participate in a pilot program to deploy COVID-19 rapid testing in K-12 public schools where any in-person instruction is happening.
 
Public interest in charter schools is higher than ever in North Carolina.
 
Our analysis shows that student cohorts in the charter sector made greater gains from 2005 to 2017 than did cohorts in the district sector.
Our analysis shows that student cohorts in the charter sector made greater gains from 2005 to 2017 than did cohorts in the district sector.
 
Over the past decade school choice has expanded across North Carolina.
Over the past decade school choice has expanded across North Carolina.
 
Recent news coverage skews the facts on charter funding and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.
Recent news coverage skews the facts on charter funding and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.
 
The N.C. State Board of Education rejected a unanimous recommendation from the state’s Charter School Advisory Board to let 3,800 more students enroll at the state’s two virtual charter academies.
The N.C. State Board of Education rejected a unanimous recommendation from the state’s Charter School Advisory Board to let 3,800 more students enroll at the state’s two virtual charter academies.
 
Today, thousands of students and parents who signed up on a wait-list for North Carolina’s two virtual public charter schools were denied the ability to enroll.
Today, thousands of students and parents who signed up on a wait-list for North Carolina’s two virtual public charter schools were denied the ability to enroll.
 
I commend the Charter Schools Advisory Board (CSAB) for unanimously recommending to the State Board of Education (SBE) that our two statewide virtual public charter schools be permitted to temporarily expand enrollment.
I commend the Charter Schools Advisory Board (CSAB) for unanimously recommending to the State Board of Education (SBE) that our two statewide virtual public charter schools be permitted to temporarily expand enrollment.
 
The John Locke Foundation is kicking off National School Choice Week with a talk from Robert Luddy, the creator of several charter and private schools in North Carolina.
The John Locke Foundation is kicking off National School Choice Week with a talk from Robert Luddy, the creator of several charter and private schools in North Carolina.
 
The N.C. State Board of Education is starting the new year with a discussion on Read to Achieve standards and the annual charter school report.
The N.C. State Board of Education is starting the new year with a discussion on Read to Achieve standards and the annual charter school report.
 
If we are going to fix education in North Carolina, we must be willing to try something new.
If we are going to fix education in North Carolina, we must be willing to try something new.
 
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants charter schools gone, but several prominent N.C. and national advocates for charter schools say the presidential contender is out of touch with voters.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants charter schools gone, but several prominent N.C. and national advocates for charter schools say the presidential contender is out of touch with voters.
 
The State Board of Elections is reminding colleges and universities, charter schools and state and local governments about upcoming deadlines to submit applications for their IDs to be eligible for use by voters in 2020.
The State Board of Elections is reminding colleges and universities, charter schools and state and local governments about upcoming deadlines to submit applications for their IDs to be eligible for use by voters in 2020.
 
Proponents of charter schools worry the Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound Basic Education will use the Leandro ruling as a roundabout way to restrict charter schools.
Proponents of charter schools worry the Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound Basic Education will use the Leandro ruling as a roundabout way to restrict charter schools.
 
The U.S. Department of Education awarded North Carolina $10 million to bring more educationally disadvantaged students to charter schools, but state constraints on charters may make spending that money a challenge.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded North Carolina $10 million to bring more educationally disadvantaged students to charter schools, but state constraints on charters may make spending that money a challenge.
 
The Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound Basic Education wants to talk about charter schools and how they may fit in the debate over how to implement the Leandro ruling.
The Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound Basic Education wants to talk about charter schools and how they may fit in the debate over how to implement the Leandro ruling.
 
Tom Campbell's opinion piece, "We are re-segregating our schools," blames charter schools for "re-segregating" district schools. Using the term segregation, associated with the Jim Crow era ending 65 years ago, is intentional.
Tom Campbell's opinion piece, "We are re-segregating our schools," blames charter schools for "re-segregating" district schools. Using the term segregation, associated with the Jim Crow era ending 65 years ago, is intentional.
 
North Carolina continues to see growth in homeschooling, charter schools, and private schools, a recent report from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction says.
North Carolina continues to see growth in homeschooling, charter schools, and private schools, a recent report from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction says.
 
While initial rulings in the Leandro case had nothing directly to do with charter schools, recent discussions are bringing the traditional public school alternative into the conversation.
While initial rulings in the Leandro case had nothing directly to do with charter schools, recent discussions are bringing the traditional public school alternative into the conversation.
 
At the end of the 2010-11 school year, the state had 99 charter schools that enrolled around 41,200 children, and thousands of children remained on waitlists, hoping to be among the lucky few selected in an enrollment lottery.
At the end of the 2010-11 school year, the state had 99 charter schools that enrolled around 41,200 children, and thousands of children remained on waitlists, hoping to be among the lucky few selected in an enrollment lottery.
 
Raleigh Charter High School is one of the top schools in the country, but it’s not what one would call a typical public school.
Raleigh Charter High School is one of the top schools in the country, but it’s not what one would call a typical public school.
 
Critics of charter schools argue school-choice programs, like charter schools, siphon money and resources from traditional public schools.
Critics of charter schools argue school-choice programs, like charter schools, siphon money and resources from traditional public schools.
 
More than 500,000 N.C. students won’t be in class May 1 as school districts across the state close so teachers can attend a planned rally in downtown Raleigh.
More than 500,000 N.C. students won’t be in class May 1 as school districts across the state close so teachers can attend a planned rally in downtown Raleigh.
 
Despite objections from Democrats, the Senate Rules Committee passed a bill giving charter schools another avenue for approval of private bonds to pay for or refinance their facilities.
Despite objections from Democrats, the Senate Rules Committee passed a bill giving charter schools another avenue for approval of private bonds to pay for or refinance their facilities.
 
Community leaders, school choice advocates, and religious leaders gathered at Next Generation Academy on Monday, April 15, in support of a bill to help charter schools cover the cost of getting students to their classrooms.
Community leaders, school choice advocates, and religious leaders gathered at Next Generation Academy on Monday, April 15, in support of a bill to help charter schools cover the cost of getting students to their classrooms.
 
Last week the News & Observer reported that Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) grew by a mere 42 students
Last week the News & Observer reported that Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) grew by a mere 42 students
 
On Friday, December 21st Gov. Cooper vetoed House Bill 1029, a technical corrections bill which among other things, would have made municipal charter school employees eligible for state benefits.
On Friday, December 21st Gov. Cooper vetoed House Bill 1029, a technical corrections bill which among other things, would have made municipal charter school employees eligible for state benefits.
 
It’s hard to feel good about the following headline: “Charter school closing due to poor performance.”
 
Opponents of school choice in North Carolina are attacking the curricula in private schools
 
When it comes to giving parents more control over where their children attend elementary and secondary school, North Carolina has become a national leader
When it comes to giving parents more control over where their children attend elementary and secondary school, North Carolina has become a national leader
 
North Carolina has won a federal grant totaling $23.6 million over five years to expand charter school opportunities
North Carolina has won a federal grant totaling $23.6 million over five years to expand charter school opportunities
 
In North Carolina, state law empowers county commissions to oversee school facilities and the collection and appropriation of local tax dollars to school districts
In North Carolina, state law empowers county commissions to oversee school facilities and the collection and appropriation of local tax dollars to school districts
 
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