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Outrageous stories: Signs of fascism are ‘white,’ ‘Christian,’ and ‘heterosexual’

Professor teaches class being white, Christian and heterosexual are signs of fascism “This school year, a group of California high school students were supposed to receive top-notch instruction from college professors, but one of those professors reportedly decided to inject politics into their lesson plan.” How politically convenient that these three attributes are the signs...

Ray Nothstine
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Locke’s Terry Stoops discusses new charter school proposed for Garner

Dr. Terry Stoops, director of the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation, discusses a new charter school proposed for Garner. The Wake County Public School System opposes the school. Stoops offered these comments during a Sept. 14, 2022, report on WRAL.

Dr. Terry Stoops
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Brunswick charter school asks U.S. Supreme Court to take up dress code dispute

Operators of a Brunswick County charter school are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to “review and reverse” an Appeals Court decision striking down the school’s uniform policy. A petition Monday asks the nation’s highest court to take up the case involving Charter Day School. Critics had complained about the school’s requirement that female students wear skirts, jumpers, or skorts.

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Locke’s Terry Stoops reacts to N.C. Supreme Court’s Leandro arguments

Dr. Terry Stoops, director of the John Locke Foundation’s Center for Effective Education, discusses N.C. Supreme Court oral arguments in the long-running Leandro education funding lawsuit. Stoops offered these comments during the Aug. 31, 2022, edition of Spectrum News 1’s “Capital Tonight.”

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State Supreme Court peppers lawyers with questions about $785 million Leandro spending order

The N.C. Supreme Court will decide in the days ahead whether a judge can order the state to spend an additional $785 million for education-related items. Justices also will decide whether the courts can bypass the General Assembly and order the money transferred out of the state treasury. Those are the key questions in the latest stage of the long-running Leandro school funding case. The case that dates back to 1994 returned to the state’s highest court Wednesday for oral arguments.

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Latest data shows strong homeschool and private school enrollment in NC

Two reports published by the North Carolina State Department of Administration’s Division of Non-Public Education (DNPE) related to homeschools and private schools across the state show both options have strong enrollment figures. The 2022 North Carolina Home School Statistical Summary’s key takeaways include a statewide total of 100,904 homeschools and a total of 160,528 students ages six...

A.P. Dillon