HB 800 Bad For Education, Society
Last updated 5/8/2017 at 7:37pm
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...