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Hundreds of NC teachers are flunking math exams. It may not be their fault.

 

August 3, 2018



Almost 2,400 North Carolina elementary school teachers have failed the math portion of their licensing exams, which puts their careers in jeopardy, since the state hired Pearson publishing company to give the exam in 2013, according to a report presented to the state Board of Education Wednesday.

Failure rates have spiked as schools around the state struggle to find teachers for the youngest children. Education officials are now echoing what frustrated teachers have been saying: The problem may lie with the exams rather than the educators.

Read more here: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/education/article215848065.html#storylink=cpy

 

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