The Transylvania Times -

HB 800 Bad For Education, Society

 

May 8, 2017



North Carolina House Bill 800 is not some innocuous legislation that makes a few changes to charter school laws. It would set in motion a process for re-segregating our public schools, legitimizing crony capitalism and fragmenting further our already disparate society.

HB 800 would allow any business that transacts business to “partner” with a charter school. These “partners” could be individual businesses or “part of a consortium of corporations” who donate a minimum of $50,000 in the form of land on which the school is built; the school building or the space the school occup...



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