Matt Wight, principal of Apex Friendship High School in Apex, N.C., watches as students change classes on Sept. 13, 2017. North Carolina lawmakers changed the way principals are paid from a systemr based on experience to one based on students performance on exams.
Matt Wight, principal of Apex Friendship High School in Apex, N.C., watches as students change classes on Sept. 13, 2017. North Carolina lawmakers changed the way principals are paid from a systemr based on experience to one based on students performance on exams. T. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
Matt Wight, principal of Apex Friendship High School in Apex, N.C., watches as students change classes on Sept. 13, 2017. North Carolina lawmakers changed the way principals are paid from a systemr based on experience to one based on students performance on exams. T. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com

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  • Parents campaign to urge lawmakers for K-3 class size flexibility

    Combs Elementary School PTA volunteers talk with parents as they wait in carpool line Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 near the school. Volunteers were urging parents to ask state legislators to give school districts flexibility on the new K-3 class sizes going into effect in July. The smaller class sizes could cost school districts problems such as losing art and music classrooms and forcing classes to share rooms.