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VIDEO: Charter Schools Ignored at Education Conference

Reforms discussed did not include public school choice

RALEIGH – None of the major speakers at a Thursday conference on education talked about North Carolina’s need for more charter schools. The state submitted its second application seeking Race to the Top grants in June. The money is offered by the federal government as an incentive to reform education. The state failed in its first attempt to win the money in part because of its restrictive policy toward charter schools.

To watch the full’s full report on reform ideas discussed at the education conference, click on the video.

Anthony Greco is an associate editor of Carolina Journal.