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School board to ask for class-size waiver

Posted October 13, 2008 11:38 p.m. EDT
Updated October 14, 2008 9:24 a.m. EDT

— The Chatham County School Board is hoping for some leniency from the North Carolina State Board of Education.

During a meeting Monday evening at Northwood High School, the school board decided it would ask for a class-size waiver in November.

School officials say the county has several classrooms that exceed the state recommendations for class size.

However, the classes are over by only a few students, officials say.