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North Carolina's public schools earn failing grades in national report

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2024
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North Carolina's public school system is facing a crisis, according to the recently released "Public Schooling in America 2024" report. It ranks the state's public school system 48th in the nation. Among the key findings, North Carolina received one of the worst scores for privatization laws. Kris Nordstrom, senior policy analyst for the North Carolina Justice Center in Raleigh, raised concerns about the effect of voucher laws on public education. Initially designed to support low-income families, the voucher program has now expanded without income limits. "It was now open to...

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