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Crime down in county schools

Recent school shootings in Parkland, Fla. and mass shootings on campuses in general have drawn the lion’s share of the spotlight recently, but a new report from the state board of education paints a brighter picture. 
N.C. public schools reported fewer campus suspensions in 2016- 17 and that holds true for Clay County schools as well. 
Figures from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction’s 2016- 17 Consolidated Data Report presented last week reflect a decline in the numbers of both short-and long-term suspensions and student expulsions. 
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By Lorraine Bennett Staff writer

Clay County Progress

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