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for NCAE News Bulletin Vol. 27 Issue 1, Aug 1996
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The 1996 General Assembly authorized the creation and funding of charter schools as an experiment to determine if other educational approaches can improve student learning, foster innovative teaching, and increase accountability.
The ABC School Improvement Plan is mandatory in all the state's elementary and middle schools. Schools meeting objectives are eligible for financial awards. Those who do not face sanctions, including suspension of the principal.
McDowell County teacher Sarah Pratt was inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame in 1996 in Emporia, Kansas. A teacher for twenty-six years, Pratt is one of five teachers nationwide so honored.