First grade teacher Morgan Perry works with, from left (around the table), Dylan Ort, David Christie, Jasmine Xie and Tanya Puenpa during class at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Dec. 2, 2015. Wake County school administrators want state permission to operate low-performing schools with the same exemptions from statutes and rules as charter schools.
First grade teacher Morgan Perry works with, from left (around the table), Dylan Ort, David Christie, Jasmine Xie and Tanya Puenpa during class at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Dec. 2, 2015. Wake County school administrators want state permission to operate low-performing schools with the same exemptions from statutes and rules as charter schools. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
First grade teacher Morgan Perry works with, from left (around the table), Dylan Ort, David Christie, Jasmine Xie and Tanya Puenpa during class at Cardinal Charter Academy in Cary, N.C., Dec. 2, 2015. Wake County school administrators want state permission to operate low-performing schools with the same exemptions from statutes and rules as charter schools. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com