North Carolina school board votes to stop naming valedictorians

Posted By Staff

Date: May 23rd, 2016

valApparently working your hardest to be the best you can be — and being recognized for the effort — is one lesson a North Carolina school board no longer believes is worth teaching.

Citing what it calls “unhealthy” competition among students, the Wake County school board is the latest in the country to make valedictorians and salutatorians a thing of the past, The News & Observer of Charlotte reports.

The school board unanimously gave initial approval last week to a policy that would prohibit high school principals from naming valedictorians and salutatorians – titles reserved for the two graduating seniors with the highest grade-point averages – after 2018, according to the newspaper.  More

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2 Responses to “North Carolina school board votes to stop naming valedictorians”

  1. JULES Says:

    THE ENTIRE SCHOOL SYSTEM IS SINKING TO A NEW DEPTH THANKS TO P.C..

  2. FedUpWithIt Says:

    PC crap…just give them all a gold star to paste on their collective foreheads !

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