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A public education reform movement is currently sweeping the General Assembly. At issue is the role of the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and whether DPI should decentralize and give local school boards more authority.
Jay M. Robinson, chairman of the State Board of Education, must implement processes critical to public education: restructuring of the state education bureaucracy and decentralization of control of local schools.
In this first of a series of articles about North Carolinians whose lives have left an imprint on the state, Warren discusses Dr. James Y. Joyner, who was Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1902 to 1919.
Rogers recounts the life of Arch T. Allen and the contributions he made to the state's public school system. He was appointed to complete the term of E. C. Brooks, who had been elected to the presidency of North Carolina State College. He was later popularly elected in 1924, 1928, and 1932.
For the second consecutive year, the Wake County Public School System has violated state and federal law by failing to provide an adequate education for 164 middle and high school students with disabilities, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.