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)