Each year, thousands of Johnston County parents ask to transfer their student to another school. And for the most part, the district says, “Yes.” For the past three years, Johnston County schools has OK’d 91 percent of the more than 8,200 total transfer requests, according to reassignment data.
It has been a long time since judges ruled on traffic tickets and misdemeanor criminal charges in Clayton. But the idea of court in Clayton is back on the table, as the town mulls proposed uses for a building that last hosted a courtroom decades ago.
The May 17 column, “Smithfield, Selma can’t wait” by Susan Lassiter, stated that Concerned Citizens for Successful Schools had worked for the past three years to make a difference in the Smithfield and Selma schools and that the group had found disappointing Superintendent Ed Croom’s response to a presentation Mrs. Lassiter made to the Selma Town Council.