“Charter schools should be required to follow public health recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, county, governor and president of the USA.”
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Letter: Asheville City Schools’ plans bode ill for students and city
“Now ACS is proposing a turn away from integration without offering any tangible reason for the change.”
2017 year in review
Looking back on 2017, Xpress highlights some of the hundreds of stories we covered in our print editions and online over the year.
The color of choice: Local charter schools offer options, with trade-offs
Amid the continuing debate over school choice and whether North Carolina should even allow charter schools, people on both sides of the issue seem to agree that Buncombe County’s five charters stand apart from their counterparts across the state. Asheville has about as long a history with charter schools as any Tar Heel city. Francine […]
Charter schools are too valuable to dismiss
It is frustrating that we continue to hear some education officials and “experts” naming charter schools among the “threats” to public education [“Back To School,” May 1 Xpress]. This attitude, asserted by people who influence public understanding, is territorial, unfounded and has gone on for too many years now. Lumping charter schools into a category […]
General Assembly: Charter schools, adult education see action
Bills to increase the number of charter schools in the state and to institute a “No Adult Left Behind” program moved forward in the N.C. General Assembly this past week, along with authorization to make Grandfather Mountain an official state park.