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9:01 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Audit Finds Shortcomings In NC Virtual Public School

A state audit released this week found that the NC Virtual Public School overreported the number of enrolled students, among other issues.
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A state audit released this week found that the North Carolina Virtual Public School misreported student enrollment and poorly documented teacher evaluations.

According to the audit, the virtual school, which offers more than 100 online classes for students across the state, over-reported enrollment in its annual report to the State Board of Education. 

Despite its omission of 22 charter schools that had students enrolled in the program, the virtual school reported 50,042 enrolled students instead of the actual enrollment of 49,189. 

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