Federal appeals court OK’s pre-meeting prayers by government boards

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

SALISBURY, N.C. – A recent federal appeals court ruling could have implications for school districts struggling with the issue of prayer at school board meetings. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that members of the Rowan County Board of Commissioners in North Carolina did not violate the U.S. Constitution with the board’s prayer […]

NC students denied their choice of school

By Watchdog.org on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 in School Choice No Comments

RALEIGH, N.C. – As the school year begins in North Carolina, many students don’t know whether they’ll be allowed to attend the schools of their parents’ choice or the traditional public schools they tried to opt out of.