School district says ‘renewal school system’ pays off for students

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — For more than two years, the Rowan-Salisbury Schools district has been able to operate like charter schools, which include flexible curriculums and more of a personalized classroom experience.

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Officials said the state’s renewal school system plan is paying off.

[Rowan-Salisbury Schools Strategic Plan 2027 Survey]

In the video at the top of this webpage, reporter Tina Terry speaks with the district’s new superintendent, Tony Watlington, who wants to work with parents to make more changes.