Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and private schools.
Nicole L. Cvetnic McClatchy
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Duke preps 500-bed dorm on West Campus
Protesters silently crash UNC University Day ceremony
Duke Lifeflight patient and crew remembered at memorial service
Last call for Life Flight Three
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Immigrant and refugee students work ahead in summer program, learning about butterflies
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Watch this Duke soccer player sail an amazing kick over midfield players, goalkeeper
Spectacular sunset views of the State Fair from 350 feet in the air
'Everybody's history is important' says Confederate group at State Fair
Several dozen protesters held small signs demanding the removal of the Confederate 'Silent Sam' statue from the UNC campus as the university held its annual University Day ceremony in Chapel Hill on Oct. 12, 2017. Governor Roy Cooper and UNC Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledged the protesters during their speeches.
A memorial service in Duke Chapel for pilot Jeff Burke, flight nurses Kris Harrison and Crystal Sollinger, and patient Mary Bartlett remembers the lives and contributions of the victims of the crash of a Duke Lifeflight helicopter Sept. 7, 2017.
Video: A summer program, the English as a Second Language Newcomer Academy, is helping new immigrant and refugee students learn English and prepare them to tackle the coursework they’ll facing in the upcoming school year. One group at Lakewood Elementary
The Sons of Confederate Veterans say that they come to the N.C. State Fair to educate people about Southern history and heritage, not to promote hatred. They meet people, give out stickers and sell merchandise at the State Fair in Raleigh on Oct. 19, 2017.
Surrounded by soybeans, hundreds of miles from home, 23 year-old Marko "Bull City Bully" Bailey trains with renowned, 78 year-old Don Turner who has trained 24 world champions. Bailey might be his 25th, if he wants to be. He faces Stevie "The Answer" Massey for the North Carolina Lightweight Championship on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Durham Armory.