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Over the last two years — since the New York Times introduced its 1619 Project  to "reframe the country's history" around the consequences of slavery — something called "Critical Race Theory" has become the new football in the never-ending political struggle to control the content of K-12 education in America.

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HAMLET — Scotland County native Sage Atkins will be sporting a darker hue of blue this fall when he begins medical school at Duke University.

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RALEIGH — It’s no surprise the number of homeschool families swelled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the U.S. Census  Bureau has released new data showing just how significant that growth has been.

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RALEIGH — Interest in homeschooling has surged in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Republican lawmakers in the state Senate want to give these families tax relief to help meet expenses.

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I am a glass-half-full kind of person, so while we could focus on the criticisms and some of the setbacks related to expanding educational freedom to more families, there is much more to celebrate than to lament. As National School Choice Week kicks off, it’s a great time to spotlight the growing variety and abundance of education options available to parents and young people.

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In his book, “Free To Learn,” Boston College psychology professor Peter Gray makes the connection between school and prison. 

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Wednesday, 30 January 2019 12:49

Raleigh rally celebrates National School Choice Week

RALEIGH — Victor Clifton has a full scholarship to Duke University. He credited his school, Henderson Collegiate High School, with helping make this possible.

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