N.C. district to place students in advanced courses based on tests

08/31/2010 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Officials in North Carolina's Wake County say new guidelines for placing students in advanced classes will lead more minority students to enroll. Under the new policy, students will be placed in those classes based on test scores, rather than on teacher recommendations. School board members say an inadequate training program for teachers is to blame for some qualified minority students not being enrolled in advanced courses.

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