While charter schools continue to attract students and expand in record numbers, the current legislative session can best be described as a mixed bag.
The NC Senate has before it a bill to rein in a program that would collect and store intimate data about children in public schools, all while requiring parents to waive their right to be involved in discussions about their child's health.
Access the academic study examining the relationship between school choice and a community's economic growth. Also available are the authors' presentations from the July 15 event.
This article by Hans von Spakovsky on "sanctuary cities" is important because the NC legislature is considering a bill to give drivers licenses to illegal aliens.
Not content to wreak havoc on the economy and destroy people’s lives through traditional welfare programs, some North Carolina legislators want to re-introduce yet another welfare program through the tax code.
A new Civitas Poll of registered North Carolina voters shows they are open to options for schools, assessment of students, and education funding.
A recent Civitas Poll of North Carolina voters shows that, in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision, two-thirds of them still support traditional views of marriage.
In Part I, we discussed why parents, teachers and the public in general think schools do too much testing. After all, the average public school student will take 18 standardized tests and be engaged in 106 hours of state and federal testing before they graduate. It’s time to look at…