OPINION: Ending Charter Cap Can Close Achievement Gap

From Sen. Malcolm Graham, D-Mecklenburg, and Rep. Marcus Brandon, D-Guilford, writing in the Charlotte Observer: We cannot continue holding our children hostage. Thousands of students are languishing in an educational system where the achievement gap continues to create a divide … Continued

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NEWS: Charter Cap Could Be Lifted in North Carolina

From The Associated Press: Senate Republicans proposed sweeping changes Wednesday to North Carolina’s charter school law, including creating a commission to license them and new potential funding avenues in addition to eliminating a 100-school cap that has been the bane … Continued

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NEWS: Drive To Lift Charter Cap In NC Gains Ground

From The Charlotte Post: Since North Carolina’s 100-school cap on charter schools was reached in 2001, supporters have unsuccessfully lobbied to lift it. But their efforts are gaining new allies as a Republican majority takes over the General Assembly. Charter … Continued

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News: Nevada Governor Wants Constitutional Amendment for School Choice

From the Nevada News Bureau: CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval will seek a constitutional amendment in the upcoming session of the Nevada Legislature to allow for public tax dollars to be used in a school voucher program that would … Continued

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