DeVos toured Hampton School on post Monday morning, meeting students, parents and school leaders.
School administrators recommended these changes as a way to try to use the buildings more efficiently.
Administrators say they also want to form what they’re calling “equity teams” at schools to deal with issues.
The Cabarrus County School District officials say they don’t know if the student putting on a black face was approved.
Dozens of parents are demanding changes to what they call unfair discipline practices in the Wake County Public School System.
The mother of the student at Wake Forest who was in a video says she wants more than talk though.
Next Thursday, a meeting will be held to get a better idea of what parents want the Edgecombe County School system to do.
Suspensions have dropped about 19 percent compared to five years ago.
The North Carolina Board of Education recently changed its policy to let districts decide if sixth graders should be allowed to play.
Selma Middle School also has ongoing problems with downpours.