Edgecombe County: NC releases first READY report, Test scores drop statewide and locally – Daily Southerner

TARBORO — The North Carolina Board of Education released its first READY accountability report for the 2012-2103 school year Thursday morning.

Test scores dropped across the state, as well as in Edgecombe County, as anticipated. As Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) Director of Accountability Janet Morris explained, the State Board adopted a new Standard Course of Study, new student assessments and a new school accountability model, all designed to get students career and college ready. The READY accountability model replaced the ABC’s of Public Education, which focused on grade level proficiency. (More)


Homegoing Celebration For William Grant Jr. (Preacher) Rocky Mount NC Formerly of Pinetops NC

My condolences goes out to Gilbert, Angela, Melvin, Lois, Stella, Billy and the entire family of the late William Grant Jr. (Preacher) Rocky Mount NC formerly of Pinetops NC.

I have been knowing Mr. Grant all of my life he has always been a close friend of the family. He is a Pinetops legend and has been responsible for many young men and women getting involved in law enforcement. He was always a joyful and funny acting person and would make you laugh.

From the family of Curmilus Dancy Sr. (Mill) and the late Dorothy Gray Horne Dancy.

Script.: Read Eccles. 3 and know, “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven”

Song: This Too Will Pass – Rev. James Cleveland & Charles Fold

The Obituary

More Obituaries