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  • Community gathers to oppose potential privatization of two Durham County schools

    Kids, parents, teachers, elected officials, and community members gathered Tuesday for a press conference and community meeting organized by Defend Durham Schools in response to the selection of Lakewood and Glenn Elementary Schools by the State Board of Education as part of a new “Innovative School District,” led by Dr. Eric Hall, which will turn some low-performing schools in the state over to charter school operators.

Community gathers to oppose potential privatization of two Durham County schools

Kids, parents, teachers, elected officials, and community members gathered Tuesday for a press conference and community meeting organized by Defend Durham Schools in response to the selection of Lakewood and Glenn Elementary Schools by the State Board of Education as part of a new “Innovative School District,” led by Dr. Eric Hall, which will turn some low-performing schools in the state over to charter school operators.
Casey Toth ctoth@heraldsun.com