NC district cuts teacher pay to provide laptops for students

After making the controversial decision to cut teacher pay and 65 staff members -- including 37 teachers -- in favor of providing students with a laptop, Mooresville public schools in North Carolina ranks third in test scores and second in graduation rates, the New York Times reports. Three years ago, Superintendent Mark Edwards elected to issue laptops to 4,400 fourth through 12th graders in five schools, using funds
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