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How the Innovative School District could choose its schools going forward

The North Carolina Senate delayed a vote to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the state budget again today, but...

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A year after NC took over low-performing school, challenges remain

The first school in the Innovative School District (ISD) — Southside-Ashpole Elementary in Robeson County — is facing an uphill...

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Innovative School District gets failing school performance grade

While the release of the annual school performance grades could be seen as good news for the state generally, it...

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What is happening with the Innovative School District?

The superintendent of the Innovative School District (ISD) — one of the most controversial and scrutinized programs in the state...

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House education committee makes changes to the Innovative School District

A number of bills made it out of the House education committee today, including one that could transform how the...

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What things look like on the ground at NC’s first school in the ISD

This isn’t Rosa Thompson’s first year teaching at Southside-Ashpole Elementary in Robeson County. But it’s her first time teaching there...

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Legislature grants Wayne County some relief

Update 4:20 p.m. Dec. 14: Wayne County sent out their response to the legislature’s action earlier today. Read their response...

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State Board approves ISD selection with caveats

The State Board of Education unanimously approved the selection of Carver Heights Elementary in Wayne County to join the Innovative...

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State Board debates Innovative School District selection

The Innovative School District’s selection of Wayne County’s Carver Heights as the District’s second school was the focus of extensive...

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Wayne County Schools fires another volley against ISD

With the State Board of Education slated to make a final decision this week on the inclusion of Wayne County’s...

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Can the Innovative School District stand the resistance?

The Innovative School District (ISD) has been controversial since it was first passed by the General Assembly in 2016.  The...

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Wayne County Schools pushes back against attempted ISD takeover

In a letter sent to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and other members of the State Board of Education, Michael Dunsmore,...