From left, N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and Republican state Rep. Jason Saine are among North Carolina politicians who have received campaign contributions from charter school supporters.
From left, N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and Republican state Rep. Jason Saine are among North Carolina politicians who have received campaign contributions from charter school supporters. News & Observer file photos
From left, N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and Republican state Rep. Jason Saine are among North Carolina politicians who have received campaign contributions from charter school supporters. News & Observer file photos

Here’s how much charter school backers have spent on NC campaigns

October 12, 2017 10:43 AM

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  • Parents campaign to urge lawmakers for K-3 class size flexibility

    Combs Elementary School PTA volunteers talk with parents as they wait in carpool line Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 near the school. Volunteers were urging parents to ask state legislators to give school districts flexibility on the new K-3 class sizes going into effect in July. The smaller class sizes could cost school districts problems such as losing art and music classrooms and forcing classes to share rooms.