by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Do you have to pay tuition for your child to attend a North Carolina public charter school?
Do you have to live in a county in order for your child to attend a charter school there?
Are charter schools popular?
Locke’s Terry Stoops provides the facts as we celebrate the silver anniversary of the bipartisan signing of North Carolina’s public charter school law. In 2021, 19 of the original group of approved charters continue to serve North Carolina kids with an educational environment and focus that meets their needs.
If a traditional classroom isn’t working for your child, a charter school could be the answer.