Improving Low Performance Schools in Red Clay District
The Red Clay School Board has given the green light to move ahead with trying to turn around its three Priority Schools.
These have been found to have scored the lowest on state tests.
However, in the 6 to 1 vote the board rejected some of the requirements laid down by the state including requiring each teacher to re-apply for their job.
They also turned back a requirement that would have paid the leaders of the schools $160-thousand a year.
But the Wilmington News Journal reports that the school district will launch a search for the best principal for each school and allow them to make major changes outside the regular district rules.