Fact check: NC Democrat says there’s ‘no wait list’ for school vouchers

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May 16, 12:00 AM

Fact check: NC Democrat says there’s ‘no wait list’ for school vouchers

During debates, a pair of Mecklenburg County Democrats suggested program expansion isn’t needed. Sen. Jeff Jackson tweeted that “demand has been low.” Sen. Natasha Marcus, meanwhile, said during a floor speech that there’s “no wait list” for the vouchers. “To the extent there’s any wait list, it’s that these parents make too much money to qualify,” she said. Jackson’s claim is debatable. Marcus’s claim, however, is misleading.

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