State report issues failing grades to 12 local schools – Rocky Mount Telegram


The Political Agitator response: The only thing to do is to accept reality and see how the schools can move forward productively.

Six schools in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools and six schools in Edgecombe County Public Schools received failing grades in the 2013-14 school year, according to a new report from N.C. School Report Cards.

The early college programs in each system – Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School and Edgecombe Early College High – each received a B, the highest letter grade received in either school system.

Eighty percent of each school’s letter grade is based on the school’s achievement score. The other 20 percent of the grade is based on students’ academic growth, according to information provided by the N.C. School Report Cards website.

The letter grades received by each public school in the Twin Counties, with the school’s performance score in parentheses, are: (Source: Read more)

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