Category Archives: Wake County

WCPSS Board Justifies Cuts Effecting Classrooms While Making Multi-Million Land Purchase

Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) has a budget of over $1.4 billion dollars. WCPSS’s board has been wrestling with a budget gap of around $17.5 million.

In order to balance the budget, the WCPSS board has compiled a list of budget cuts. The vast majority of these cuts will impact the classroom directly. It appears the board has chosen the route that would yield the most pain for students and teachers.

Meanwhile, the board approved purchasing a car dealership’s property near downtown Raleigh to the tune of over $6.3 million dollars. Continue reading

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Wake Cty Poll Worker Offered All Ballots But One To Unaffiliated Voters

The Voter Integrity Project (VIP) has reported that a poll worker in Wake County attempted to suppress the votes of several unaffiliated voters last week during the start of early voting for the special June 7th primary election. Continue reading

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About That Police Involved Shooting In Raleigh… 8 Arrests in 2015 Alone

There was a police involved shooting this week in Raleigh that ended in the death of a suspect.

The man was arrested at least 8 times in 2015 alone, once for concealed weapons charges and most charges were related to drugs like Cocaine.

The Round Rev and Black Lives Matter protests will start in 3…2…1… Continue reading

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#WBOC Prioritizes Transit Over Kids

Dispatches from the 100% Democrat held Wake County Board of Commissioners: . @WakeGOV may skip 2016 school bond to protect Nov. referendum to raise sales taxes to fund transit plan https://t.co/HZD1ASbeLf #wcpss — Keung Hui (@nckhui) January 31, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js … Continue reading

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Operations Director of Equality NC: “There are tons of trans students.”

The Wake County School Board worked over their hiring policies this past week.

What they tweaked was adding a ban on discriminating based on sexual orientation. The Wake Board didn’t add transgender and well, transgender defenders are freaking out.

ABC11 reported on the reaction, emphasis added:

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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