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  • NC High Schools will Change to 10-Point Grading Scale

    ‘In a letter to fellow superintendents in North Carolina, Dr. Heath Morrison wrote, “The impact of a changing to a ten point scale could mean more students receiving A’s and B’s and becoming honor roll students. Graduation rates could improve. Students may qualify to enroll in Advanced Placement or dual-enrollment classes. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools strongly supports […]

  • Raleigh Charter High and Briarcliff Elementary win National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards

    “Raleigh Charter High School and Briarcliff Elementary School in Cary are among five schools in North Carolina and 337 nationally that are being honored for achieving very high learning standards or making notable improvements in closing the academic achievement gap.” – Read more here.

  • Langtree Charter surpasses proficiency standards

    “In its first year of operation, Langtree Charter Academy In Mooresville posted positive results in state-wide academic testing. Langtree Charter students exceeded proficiency standards and College and Career Ready levels as did the students at Langtree’s sister school, Cabarrus Charter Academy in Concord.” – Read more here.

  • Big Drop In Applications To Open Charter Schools In NC

    “The number of applications to open charter schools in North Carolina is significantly down from past years. The state received forty applications from groups wanting to open schools in the fall of 2016. Nearly half of them are for schools in the Charlotte area.” – Read more here. 

  • Raleigh Charter High named Blue Ribbon School

    Five North Carolina public schools today were named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. These schools are among 287 public and 50 private schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. North Carolina public schools receiving this prestigious […]