Education

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NC Opportunity Scholarship Application Period is Now Open for the 2024-2025 School Year

Last week, North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship program application period opened, allowing parents to apply to scholarships to go towards their child’s non-public K-12 education. READ
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How NC Schools Have (and Have Not) Adopted the Parents’ Bill of Rights

In August, the North Carolina General Assembly passed the Parents’ Bill of Rights. This pivotal legislation reinforces the central role of parents in their READ
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LGBTQ Organization Files Federal Complaints Against NC’s Public Schools

On Tuesday, January 30, the LGBTQ organization Campaign for Southern Equality filed a federal complaint challenging North Carolina’s recently enacted Parents’ Bill of Rights READ
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Building a Strong Educational Future: National School Choice Week

This week is National School Choice Week, where people across the country are celebrating the many educational options available. Here in North Carolina, we READ
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Get to Know Our Staff, From Top Gun to Upcoming Weddings

NC Family has done so many amazing projects this year. All of this, of course, wouldn’t be possible without the eleven amazing staff members READ
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General Education Could Be Getting A Makeover at Public Universities

Over the last few years, quite a few higher education institutions have been criticized for appearing to focus more on niche topics while neglecting basic READ

2023 Legislative Session Summary

The 2023 Legislative Session of the N.C. General Assembly proved to be an incredibly busy, intense, and drama-filled session with quite a number of READ
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“Success Sequence” Reinforces Benefits of Traditional Principles

I’m a Zillennial. This isn’t an official generation, but I fall right on the cusp of Millennials and Gen Z, and social media has READ
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Your Kids Are Back at School, Now What?

If you are a parent, you likely dedicated a substantial amount of time in August getting your children ready for the first day of READ

VIDEO | The Highs and Lows of the 2023 Legislative Session

Welcome to this week’s episode of NC Family’s Weekly Update, where we share the highlights of the past week at the N.C. General Assembly READ
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“What did you learn today?” An increasingly important question—especially for parents

With everything going on in our society and culture, there are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about their children’s education. As the READ
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Parental Rights and Public Schools in North Carolina (School Choice in NC Part 5)

Public schools have been receiving a lot of national attention over the last few years, regarding things like controversial books in the libraries, the READ

Charter School Offers Classical Education in Rural North Carolina

One facet of North Carolina’s school choice movement is public charter schools. These schools are a unique option because they are public schools operated READ
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The Best of Both Academic Worlds: A Mom’s Take on University-Model Schools

North Carolina is one of the leading states in the school choice movement, offering a variety of traditional public, public charter, private, and home READ
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The Value of Having (School) Choices

Over the last decade, we have seen some major shifts in the public school system. Curriculum has been redesigned to accommodate Common Core standards, READ

VIDEO | School’s Back In, the Legislative Session Continues, Casinos are Still Pending, and the SC Heartbeat Bill is Upheld

Welcome to this week’s episode of NC Family’s Weekly Update, where we share the highlights of the past week at the N.C. General Assembly READ

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