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Jul 24, 2023

Cooper vetoes charter school oversight bill

RALEIGH (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed another bill related to operating North Carolina charter schools. The one he vetoed Friday would ease enrollment growth caps for these nontraditional public schools and allow county commissioners to give them property tax proceeds for capital projects. Earlier this month Cooper blocked a measure that would transfer approving new charters from [...]

Apr 5, 2019

US judge: School’s rule for girls to wear skirts breaks law

A North Carolina charter school promoting traditional values engaged in unconstitutional sex discrimination by requiring girls to wear skirts, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Malcolm Howard ruled that Charter Day School can’t enforce the skirts-only rule as part of its dress code that punishes violations with suspensions and even expulsion. No child […]

Jun 12, 2018

NAACP threatens lawsuits over charter school and voter ID

RALEIGH (AP) North Carolina civil rights leaders are threatening to sue the state over a recently passed law that allows mostly white communities near Charlotte to create their own charter schools and a potential new voter ID law. “Legislating state-sponsored discrimination cannot continue without consequences,” North Carolina NAACP President T. Anthony Spearman said at a June [&helli[...]

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