Lee County Schools

Business & Education
8:16 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Feds Reach Agreement with Lee County Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has reached an agreement with Lee County schools to make sure African-American students have equal access to advanced courses.

   The department announced Tuesday that the agreement with the east Alabama school system is the first of its kind in Alabama. It comes after the department found that advanced math was offered in the seventh grade at the county's predominantly white middle schools but was not offered at the predominantly African-American middle school.

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