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Charter schools were established by legislation in the state in 1996 to determine if schools run by private, non-profit organizations with limited state regulations would improve student performance. Manuel discusses four of these schools: Exploris Middle School, Raleigh; SPARC Academy, Raleigh; American Renaissance, Statesville; Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School, Hollister.
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How strong is the public's support for its schools? To answer this question, the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research examined data on enrollment trends, polling data, and local bond votes from 1990-1991 through 2000-2001. The Center concluded that while the public is not completely satisfied with its schools, the support for them remains strong, as evinced by rising enrollment, increased public opinion poll support, and passages of bond issues for school construction.
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The first charter schools opened in North Carolina in 1997. Among the topics covered by the authors are the charter school law, research findings, fiscal impact on the public schools, educational accountability, teacher quality, and children with special needs.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 20 Issue 1/2, July 2002, p2-20, 26-55, 57-65, il, f Periodical Website
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The charter school movement began in North Carolina in 1996. McLaughlin lists twelve points made by those who support the educational approach and those who oppose it.
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