Stacey Wilson-Norman, deputy superintendent of academics for Durham Public Schools, noted during a meeting with the school board Monday that the beginning-of-grade assessment taken in August was based on third-grade material the students had not yet covered.
"Students took a third-grade EOG, just a different version," Wilson-Norman
"So, these are third-grade students in August who had not been exposed to the third-grade curriculum."
said the district is planning for the worst case scenario.
would need its own site purely because of its location on the southern side of town," Wilson-Norman
"You can see here, that this is a pretty full summer for those kids who have to participate," Wilson-Norman
said arranging camps for students attending a year-round school is particularly tough because those students will not have taken their EOGs by the time camps begin in April and district will not know which students passed or failed.
also said it's impossible to hold six weeks of camps on a year-round schedule.
"When we started looking at the year-round proposal dates, the only way we could get six weeks was to begin in April," Wilson-Norman