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

The Herald (article by Keung Hui, News & Observer)

Enrollment in North Carolina private schools grew by the largest number in 50 years, while the number of students who are home schooling dropped. New figures released Friday by the state Division of Non-Public Education (DNPE) show private school enrollment rose by 7,970 students in the 2021-22 school year.

“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.

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