Enrollment soars in NC private schools at levels not seen since the 1970s

By Keung Hui

“We should be looking to allow taxpaying citizens to get access to tax dollars to access the school of their choice,” Brian Jodice, executive vice president of Parents for Education Freedom in North Carolina, said in an interview Friday.

Jodice of Parents For Educational Freedom said the new state budget will help more parents pick the right educational choice for their children. Each voucher is worth more than $6,000 a year.

“With the widening of the eligibility, you’re going to continue to see that shift because more families are finding ways to get their kids into the private school of their choice,” Jodice said.

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