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Educational Opportunity Bill: Opportunity for Whom?

Educational Opportunity Bill: Opportunity for Whom?

by Lisa Wilbourne Yesterday I received a press release from a group called Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina containing a letter from the president of the organization, Darrell Allison. He begins by asking who should be the “ultimate decision maker” and held “most accountable” for choosing a child’s school. He answers, “the parents.” […]


Bill to Send Tax-payer Money to Private Schools

Bill to Send Tax-payer Money to Private Schools

by Lisa Wilbourne “An Act to Create Opportunity Scholarships” is the name of  House Bill 944, a voucher program sponsored by first-term Republican North Carolina House member and Greenville resident Brian Brown. The program would provide select students scholarships of up to $4,200 per year, but not more than 90 percent of tuition and fees, to […]


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