Restart Schools Coverage
State law gives one county more flexibility to run schools
North Carolina has a new law to give a school district more flexibility if it has a lot of struggling schools - and the law applies only to Rowan-Salisbury Schools.
Is this flexible program for struggling schools the future of NC public education?
Despite the Restart program still being in its infancy and yet to be tested, some state leaders are already asking: Is this flexibility the future of public education in North Carolina?
After years of struggles, more than 100 NC schools hope new program will lead to success
More than 100 North Carolina public schools are part of a statewide experiment known as Restart. The program allows some of the lowest-performing schools to have more flexibility like charter schools.
In NC, some low-performing schools get flexibility to help struggling students
For the past two years, some North Carolina schools have embarked on an experiment that could herald a new era in the state's public school system.