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The way North Carolina high schools assign A’s and B’s could soon change as the state Board of Education examines the standard grading scale. The board is expected to vote Thursday to move the state’s high schools to a 10-point grading scale from the seven-point scale that has long been used.
The bus, carrying 28 students, was headed to West Marion Elementary School. Eight students were injured.

Clarence Earl “Chip” Pickard III was charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a child, authorities say. But investigators don’t believe he had physical contact with the student, Mooresville police Chief Carl Robbins said.

The State Department of Education announced Tuesday that scores across the state increased on end-of-course exams and most local school districts saw average scores at or above state averages.

Candi Childers had just walked into Albemarle High School on Tuesday to drop off the poster board her son had left at home when she heard a loud bang. Then she heard sirens.

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