AdvancEd en Burke Schools Still On Probation <p>Burke County High Schools in western North Carolina will continue to be on probation. The decision by AdvancEd means the district avoids losing accreditation.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 09:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 8494 at Wake High Schools Accreditation Changed <p>Wake County high schools have been placed on “accredited warned” status by the agency that accredits them.</p><p><span class="link-external"><a href="">The AdvancED report</a></span> (pdf) states that the school board has"created a climate of uncertainty, suspicion, and mistrust throughout the community."</p> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 9321 at Wake High Schools Still Accredited - For Now <p>The disagreement between the Wake County School Board and the agency that accredits its high schools will continue. The School Board voted last night not to drop the accrediting agency.</p><p>The Board deliberated for two hours before deciding to send another letter to AdvancED. The letter will ask the accrediting agency to limit the scope of its investigation.</p><p>The vote was the latest in a months-long fight. It began when the North Carolina NAACP sent a letter of complaint to AdvancED, claiming the Wake School Board was not living up to its policies.</p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 09:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 10280 at Wake High Schools May Lose Accreditation <p>The spat between the Wake County School Board and the agency that accredits its high schools may soon come to an end. The result may be that the high school lose their accreditation.<br><br>Accreditation is a voluntary process. School districts like it because it gives them an idea of what may be working and what isn't.&nbsp;</p><p>But when AdvancED told the Wake School Board it was launching an investigation in the fall, the republican majority on the School Board balked. They felt AdvancED was overstepping its authority.</p> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 10283 at