With the school year in full swing, teachers and students in the Caldwell County Schools are starting to bring home honors and recognitions, from honors chorus distinctions to teaching awards.
“You are all writers, and you’ve got a lot of writing ahead of you, so you should start taking yourselves seriously,” Dowell said.
Revels asked the board to place an item on the next meeting’s agenda calling for discussion and a vote on the school’s curriculum adoption policy. The school board should use North Carolina’s emphasis on local control for public education to reject the Common Core, Revels said.
Caldwell County Superintendent Steve Stone said Revels was “playing fast and loose with definitions” and that local control means teachers can choose the methods with which they implement the Common Core, but that the district was required to adopt the standards.
When stopped by police in August, three times she denied having anything illegal in her car. After each denial, police found something.
A group that focuses on reducing teen pregnancies has been told it will receive money that was jeopardized by the federal government shutdown in October, but reimbursements are still running two months behind.