State Fixes School Computer Problem 2WTK Exposed

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Thursday state education leaders are solving a problem 2 Wants To Know exposed Tuesday.

2 Wants To Know told you about the new statewide software system for all public schools called PowerSchool. The $7 million system is operated by a company called Home Base. It's supposed to electronically track students' records. But school districts statewide reported the program was mis-calculating GPAs and printing transcripts with classes missing. That threatened kids applying for college and playing sports.

New Software Causing Trouble For NC Students

Here's the update: Department of Public Instruction leaders told us they're tweeking the program's software. They say it should fix both the transcript and incorrect GPA issues.

Of course 2 Wants To Know will check with the schools and let you know if the update really makes a difference.


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