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Goldsboro High students scoring well on skills test

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on January 3, 2011 1:46 PM

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Debbie Grantham, right, a career readiness coordinator for the Wayne County Public Schools, congratulates Tyree Hooks, a ninth-grader at Goldsboro High School, for receiving the "gold" classification on the WorkKeys test. This is the first time the test was given to freshmen in the school system. At Goldsboro High, 22 students took the test. Tyree was the only one to earn the gold distinction, while 11 earned silver and 10 earned bronze.

As soon as Cameron O'Quinn learned he could win a $30 gift certificate to the local movie theater, he was on board. Even if it involved preparing to take the WorkKeys career readiness test. Educators have spent the bulk of...

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