I love driving the backroads of North Carolina, even if they’re not entirely compatible with technology. Saturday gave me a chance to revisit the experience.
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[Edit: it seems after this item made national news, the school board eliminated the fundraiser. The link to the news story reflects this change]
It seems the school systems have taken a lesson from the airlines, allowing customers to pay a fee for a service that used to be part of the standard deal.
Of course, it’s not just any school … it’s the school I went to as a kid (Rosewood Middle School in Rosewood, NC). And it’s not just any service … it’s the ability to buy gradepoints.
If you hear a small boom today, it’s my mother’s head exploding after reading this article …
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