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2017 Legislative Session Wrap Up

The North Carolina General Assembly adjourned the 2017 Legislative Session in the early morning hours of June 30, bringing to a close a productive READ

North Carolina General Assembly Passes Budget

The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 77-38 today to give its final approval to Senate Bill 257-Appropriations Act of 2017, the $23 billion state READ

Charter and Private School Choices Could Increase In Rural NC

North Carolina parents discouraged by the lack of school choices available where they live may find relief in the coming years.  A new partnership READ

School Choice A Priority In Proposed Senate Budget

The NC Senate has put forth their version of the state budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, and school choice continues to be a top READ

New Show Raises Concerns About Teen Suicide

The controversial new Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why,” has catapulted the issue of teen suicide to the forefront of public conversations. The series, which READ

NC House Takes Action to Protect Free Speech on College Campuses

The North Carolina House of Representatives took action last week to help further protect free speech on public college campuses in North Carolina. House Bill READ

Congress Considers Funding A Proven Formula For Avoiding Poverty

Despite research proving its effectiveness, the Healthy Relationships Act of 2017 (HR 2028) continues to be a controversial measure in U.S. Congress.  This measure, READ

US Supreme Court Hears First Religious Liberty Case with Justice Gorsuch

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in its first religious liberty case since Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as a justice READ

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama “Bathroom Mandate”

The Trump administration acted Wednesday night to protect the privacy and safety of school children, rescinding the Obama administration’s radical “bathroom mandate.” At issue READ

Last Chance To Join Religious Freedom Training Friday & Saturday!

It’s not too late to attend a training that will make you a valuable resource regarding religious freedom in your schools. “It’s going to READ

Boy Scouts of America to Accept Girls Who Identify As Boys

Girls who identify as boys are now permitted to join the Boy Scouts of America under a new policy adopted by the organization on READ

What NC Families Should Watch For In Our New President

Today, our nation is inaugurating the 45th president of the United States, Donald John Trump. The 70-year-old President Trump, along with his vice president, READ

New App Helps Parents Capitalize on School Choice

Talk with any parent of a school-age child these days and sooner or later conversation turns to what school they attend and how well READ

I cannot urge you strongly enough to get out and vote today!

Dear Friends, Election Day 2016 has finally arrived!  If you did not take advantage of early voting, I cannot urge you strongly enough to READ

Elections Two Weeks Out: Not Too Late To Order Voter Guides!

One-Stop Early Voting is well under way, and the 2016 General Election is just two weeks from today. But it’s not too late to order Voter Guides READ

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