News A series on charter schools from The News and Observer Photo Credit: Mebane Rash/EdNC by Staff | October 13, 2017 EdNC staff reporting relies on staff, interns, and columnists. This week, The News & Observer published a series on charter schools. Here are the links: How flight to NC charters changed one school district Your teenager’s charter-school transcript may get a state audit Why NC charter schools are richer and whiter Charters targeting urban areas leave rural students with fewer options Group tied to rich donor who backed NC school takeover law now wants to run those schools Should you send your child to a charter school? Here are the facts. How are charter schools different? Here are the basics. A rich donor’s money backed NC’s charter takeover law, and his school network expands For-profit charter schools are growing in NC. Here are 4 things to know about them. More NC students stay home to go to class. But they’re in low-performing schools Here’s how much charter school backers have spent on NC campaigns News About the author EdNC staff reporting relies on staff, interns, and columnists.