This broadcast of CoastLine originally aired on July 16, 2014.
Charter Schools in North Carolina: What role should they play within the public school system and how is that role changing?
During a time when every dollar spent on public education is scrutinized, lawmakers, parents, and advocacy groups alike are asking: are charter schools effectively expanding options in the public school system? Are they bridging an achievement gap? Or are they siphoning taxpayer resources from traditional public schools?