District nixes cash-for-grades fundraiser

A Goldsboro, N.C., middle school's controversial fundraiser came to an abrupt halt after a story in the News & Observer raised concerns about the practice of selling grades, the newspaper reports. Wayne County school administrators stopped the fundraiser, issuing a statement that read: "Yesterday afternoon, the district administration met with [Rosewood Middle School principal] Mrs. Shepherd and directed the following actions be taken: (1) the fundraiser will be immediately stopped;

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