Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina

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Thu September 6, 2012

North Carolina Board of Ed approves 25 new charter schools

students at Wilmington Preparatory Academy, a charter school in Wilmington, NC
Wilmington Preparatory Academy

Earlier today, North Carolina’s Board of Education cleared the way to open 25 new charter schools by August of next year.  WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports while about 30-thousand children are on wait lists, the number of newly-approved charter schools is the biggest increase since the cap was lifted in 2010.

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