Third graders, from left, Jack McIlhargey, Alexis Trebeau, Krish Babu and Claire Nguyen work on making their own lesson plans at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015.
Third graders, from left, Jack McIlhargey, Alexis Trebeau, Krish Babu and Claire Nguyen work on making their own lesson plans at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Third graders, from left, Jack McIlhargey, Alexis Trebeau, Krish Babu and Claire Nguyen work on making their own lesson plans at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com