CarolinaCAN statement on Gov. McCrory signing the Achievement School District bill into law
RALEIGH, N.C.— CarolinaCAN: The North Carolina Campaign for Achievement Now released the following statement on H.B. 1080 Achievement School District becoming law in North Carolina.
“I want to thank Governor McCrory for his work and signing House Bill 1080, Achievement School Districts. I also want to thank Representatives Bryan,Bradford, Brockman, and Senator Barefoot, for championing the bill through the legislative process,” said Executive Director Marcus Brandon. “This law will hold schools accountable for their students’ academic success. Too often, we allow underserved students to remain at a disadvantage. With the signing of this bill, North Carolina makes it clear that our low-income and minority students and their success are a priority.”
CarolinaCAN: Launched in 2012, CarolinaCAN: The North Carolina Campaign for Achievement Now, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit education reform advocacy organization building a movement of North Carolinians with the political will to enact smart public policies so that every North Carolina child has access to a great public school.