North Carolina News
A North Carolina police chief says one person was killed and two were injured in an apparent stabbing at a high school. Jacksonville Police Chief Mike Yaniero said Thursday that two minors were taken to the hospital with injuries and that one later died after the attack at Northside High School in Jacksonville. He said a teacher was also injured but not stabbed. The police department said later Thursday that three teens have been charged.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s education department has released student test scores and school performance grades for the past school year. They show hundreds of additional public schools are now labeled as low-performing compared to the last time the designation was calculated in 2019. That’s based on passing rates on exams and exceeding growth expectations on those tests. But other data from the Department of Public Instruction also released Thursday showed student scores improved overall in the 2021-22 school year compared to the year before, which was marked by COVID-19 instructional restrictions. An earlier DPI analysis found significant learning losses during the pandemic.