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June 19, 2014

House panel okays fast-tracking expansion of for-profit charter schools

The House Education Committee approved a Senate bill on Thursday that would allow for-profit charter schools to multiply rapidly in North Carolina. In a separate vote they turned down a Senate bill on Common Core that would have allowed some of the standards to remain and substituted their own version which repeals Common Core and sent it back to the Senate.

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