The Transylvania Times -

Revise Vouchers


Last updated 6/7/2021 at 9:37am

A report from Duke University’s Children’s Law Clinic reveals serious problems with the state’s taxpayer-funded voucher program for private schools, referred to as “Opportunity Scholarships.”

Several years ago the General Assembly began funding a voucher program for low-income families so that parents could have the choice of transferring their children from poorly performing public schools to ostensibly better private schools.

According to the report from Duke, however, the North Carolina program “is poorly designed ... to promote better academic outcomes for children an...

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