We'll find out today how the Wake County school system says it's doing addressing the concerns raised by AdvancED.
Today is the deadline for Wake to give an update from when AdvancED upgraded the status of the district's high schools to accreditation warned in January. School leaders are hoping that they can regain full accreditation for the high schools.
What you won't see today is Wake's response to the complaint that the Wake County Taxpayers Association lodged about the Democratic school board majority and the firing of Superintendent Tony Tata. Wake has until Nov. 15 to respond to those issues.
Wake took a step Tuesday to addressing one of AdvancED's concerns when the policy committee agreed to recommend this new policy saying that resolutions aren't a substitute for policies. It also says that, except under extenuating circumstances, that supporting materials for resolutions need to be presented at least 48 hours in advance.
AdvancED had raised concerns in its original report about how the then-Republican board majority had used resolutions to make major decisions instead of amending policy.
Jim Martin, chairman of the policy committee, asked on Tuesday if they should have the new policy added to that night's agenda to meet today's report deadline. Temporary Superintendent Stephen Gainey said that adding it to the agenda without advance notice probably wouldn't be a good idea considering AdvancED's concerns in the first place.
Wake says it has until Dec. 18 now to respond to the WCTA allegations.
As of 7 p.m. (Thursday), the report isn't in yet (to the media). Wake says the report was sent to AdvancED at 4:52 p.m. Thursday to meet the deadline.