Tag:North Carolina public schools

  • Plan to implement Innovative School District moves forward 

    In September, North Carolinians will know which low-performing elementary schools will be considered for the Innovative School District in 2018 and be turned over to charter school operators. Formerly known as the Achievement School District, the Innovative School District was brought about last year by House Bill 1080, from Rep. Rob Bryan, R-Mecklenburg. It wasn’t until March of this year that the North Carolina…

  • Schools Struggle With Teacher Turnover

    RALEIGH — As the 2004 school year drew to a close, more than 11,000 North Carolina public schoolteachers packed up their books and cleaned out their classrooms for the last time. While some of them left to teach in other North Carolina schools, most were leaving the public school system…