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01/28/14

State Releases School Report Cards

Shelby Star (NC) (01/28/14)

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released its 2012-13 Report Cards, the first report using its new READY accountability model that does not include school designations, such as "School of Excellence." The READY model reflects academic growth rates and the percentage of students who scored proficient on assessments. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. June Atkinson says, "With the transition to a new statewide Standard Course of Study, new assessments, and a new school accountability model, the 2012-13 school year was the beginning of a new chapter in public education in North Carolina. I encourage every parent, business leader, and community member to use this online tool to learn more about our public schools so we can help all students graduate prepared for college, a career and citizenship." The Report Cards are available here..
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