This week the Charlotte Observer carried an op-ed penned by the interim president of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) Brian Jodice entitled "Public money for private school scholarships is working, and will soon expand dramatically" (https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article215498550.html). The premise of the piece is celebratory as explained in the first line: "Thursday marks the … Continue reading About That Op-ed in the Charlotte Observer By PEFNC – If NC’s Voucher System Is Working, Then Really Prove It
About That NC State Study on NC’s Voucher Program – It’s Paid For Propaganda
A June 2nd report in the News & Observer by Ned Barnett entitled “Three out of four N.C. voucher schools fail on curriculum” highlighted the findings of the NC Chapter of the League of Women Voters on the state’s voucher program. It states, Fundamentalist Christian schools are receiving most of the money from North Carolina's … Continue reading About That NC State Study on NC’s Voucher Program – It’s Paid For Propaganda
The Absolute Hypocrisy of Rob Bryan and the NC Innovative School District
In 2016, then Rep. Rob Bryan and the House Committee on Education, pushed through a bill that would establish an ASD (Achievement School District) in North Carolina allowing the control of some of the state’s low-performing schools to be outsourced to out-of-state entities. That ASD was renamed the Innovative School District (ISD) in 2017 in … Continue reading The Absolute Hypocrisy of Rob Bryan and the NC Innovative School District
A Thank You to North Carolina’s Educational Journalists – But Not on Rob Bryan or Darrell Allison’s Behalf
I am sure that former state legislator Rob Bryan and current PEFNC leader Darrell Allison are not very happy with some of the educational journalists in NC who dedicate themselves to uncovering and exposing things hidden which affect so many openly. That is especially true in the world of public education and the “reforms” that … Continue reading A Thank You to North Carolina’s Educational Journalists – But Not on Rob Bryan or Darrell Allison’s Behalf
A Third-Person Open Letter to Darrell Allison and the PEFNC – Why Hide Behind the Ambiguity?
Lindsay Wagner’s latest piece for the AJ Fletcher Foundation entitled “Are publicly-funded private school vouchers helping low-income kids? We don’t know” showcases one of the primary redundancies purposefully used by funded “school choice” advocates in the quest to make sure that the best way to argue for “freedom in choosing schools” in North Carolina is … Continue reading A Third-Person Open Letter to Darrell Allison and the PEFNC – Why Hide Behind the Ambiguity?