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First NC Charter School Innovation Fair happening Saturday

The North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools will host its first school fair during National School Choice Week on Saturday, Jan. 25.

NC Superintendent says funding should follow students, not stay at schools

Recently we told you about concerns New Hanover County School Superintendent Tim Markley has about students leaving area charters and coming back to county schools, but the funding for them staying at the charter. We asked Johnson about the issue.
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State superintendent to visit Wilmington schools

North Carolina's top educator will visit a pair of schools in Wilmington this week.
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Charter schools keep $500K after 84 students transfer to New Hanover Co. Schools

The New Hanover County Schools superintendent is speaking out over the shocking number of students transferring from charter schools each year.

Trump picks charter school advocate for education secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected a charter school advocate and GOP donor from Michigan to be education secretary.

Charter school trend slows as NC increases scrutiny for 2017

North Carolina school officials are slowing the pace of the expanding number of public charter schools cropping up around the state.

Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch list

Only about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 charter schools are on a financial watch list tracking taxpayer money going to the non-traditional public schools.

Charter school board recommends changes in report

The North Carolina state Charter Schools Advisory Board has recommended several changes to a draft of the annual charter schools report Tuesday, saying it needs to highlight more positives about the schools.

All girl charter school to open in Wilmington

An all girl charter school is set to open soon in New Hanover County.

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