A win for school choice in North Carolina

January 29, 2016 | By MERIEM L. HUBBARD

In 2013, North Carolina’s General Assembly held extensive hearings on legislation designed to equalize educational opportunities for low-income students.  The Opportunity Scholarship Program, would provide scholarships from the State to attend any private school, including those operated by religious organizations. Legislators were shocked a ...


North Carolina Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of vouchers

February 24, 2015 | By MERIEM L. HUBBARD

Today the North Carolina Supreme Court heard argument in two cases that are of vital interest to approximately 1,800 of the state’s school children. The lawsuits target the school voucher program that has given these low-income kids new hope by allowing them to enroll in private schools.  PLF attorneys filed an amicus brief, with assistanc ...