Cooper Spells out Opposition to ISD in Letter to State Board | Beaufort County Now

In a letter last week to State Board of Education Chairman Eric Davis, Gov. Cooper reiterated his opposition to the Innovative School District, or ISD governor, roy cooper, innovative school district, ISD, letter, state board, november 11, 2019
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Cooper Spells out Opposition to ISD in Letter to State Board

Press Release:

    RALEIGH: In a letter last week to State Board of Education Chairman Eric Davis, Gov. Cooper reiterated his opposition to the Innovative School District, or ISD, and asked that the Board prioritize in its short session budget request the supports needed to help North Carolina's lowest performing schools improve.

    "Turning over control of a public school to a private charter school operator is both bad policy and ineffective, and I am fundamentally opposed to the ISD concept," Gov. Cooper said in his letter. "Senate Bill 522 does make some positive improvements to the ISD, including providing a way for low-performing schools to improve before being subject to take over."

    The bill, SB 522, became law at midnight without the Governor's signature.


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