Families in Pitt County who have enrolled their child in a higher-achieving school under the federal No Child Left Behind Act have a decision ahead of them for next school year.
The roughly 220 families affected can opt to stay at their current school or return to the school they were originally assigned by attendance boundaries, since Pitt County Schools no longer will be providing transportation to schools of choice.
This month, North Carolina was granted a waiver from No Child Left Behind sanctions, which included having to provide transportation under a choice program that allowed families to pick a different school if their school did not make Adequate Yearly Progress two years in a row.
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