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The Edison Project is a private organization that contracts with school systems to run their schools. The company uses its own educational programs and guarantees the schools will make progress. Winston-Salem/Forsyth Schools, after a thorough investigation of the project, decided against using it.
The ABCs of Public Education plan, passed in 1996 by the General Assembly, seeks to improve education with a system of sanctions and rewards for teachers and schools, based on student test performance. The accountability law is meeting some resistance. Two teachers who were fired under the law are suing the state to get their jobs back.