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Wake County school board talking transportation, ethics and AIG instruction

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School transportation, services for academically gifted children and revisions to the code of ethics policy are among the issues the Wake County school board will deal with today.

During the work session, school transportation staff will give an update on how things are less than a week before traditional-calendar schools open. They’ll also present an update on transportation services for special-education students.

Also during the work session, staff will present how Wake will respond to a critical audit of how services are provided to academically and intellectually gifted children. One of the issues raised during the Aug. 6 work session is whether school autonomy needs to be reduced to standardize AIG services.

During the regular meeting, the board is scheduled to have the first reading on putting sanctions into the code of ethics for board members. The policy includes some revisions designed to try to allay concerns of some board members.

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did they talk about this?

http://www.wral.com/act-majority-of-nc-students-not-meeting-college-readiness-benchmarks/12799587/

ACT: Majority of NC students not meeting college readiness benchmarks

No need to worry about that

I belive the local liberal media reported it this way tonight, "it's not as bad as it looks."

Couple this with the new Common Core bull and there's no doubt many of the kid's futures are simply screwed.

This news doesn't jibe with

This news doesn't jibe with the 'world class education' line from WCPSS. Again, crickets from the GSIW folks or Mr. Barber.

They're nothing but excuses lately

As for Brannon, Barber and their puppets, they're a tad busy being Morons across the state so I hear.

Accomplishing nothing as usual.

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T. Keung Hui covers Wake schools.
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