This arguably could be classified as being a glass is half full or half empty situation.
In this Jan. 9 letter, AdvancED is telling the Wake County school system that the high schools will remain on "accredited under advisement" status through June 30. It's not full accreditation, which is one step up, but it's not being dropped down a step to "accreditation warned."
AdvancED wants Wake to report back by May 31 on how its conducting the superintendent search, implementing a new student assignment plan and reviewing its policies. They also want to hear if relations on the board are improving.
“The school system is asked to share continued efforts being made by its Board of Education to move beyond the conflicts of the immediate past and the ability of the Board to focus on the needs and best interests of the students of Wake County,” wrote Mark Elgart, president of AdvancED, to the school system in the Jan. 9 letter.