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There are eighteen candidates running for the Wake County School Board across nine districts. Five of the nine districts have multiple candidates. Four races have candidates running unopposed and of those four, three of the races are incumbents.
This packed race is arguably one of the most important ones for Wake county, which has over 157, 000 students and is currently the 17th largest school district in the country.
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Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison is not amused at the fact that Wake County School System has been dodging clarifying their locker and bathroom policies.
Recently, Harrison called out the school system on their lack of clarity. Harrison threatened to pull his resource officers out unless the situation was addressed. Continue reading
A Federal Court Judge rejected the challenges to the Wake county school board and Wake county commissioners maps yesterday.
Federal court rejects challenge to #Wake Cty districts https://t.co/tXPRPZ1QyN
Plaintiffs failed to prove anything pic.twitter.com/3BXEVfNIZW
— A.P. Dillon – LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) March 2, 2016
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Another day, another set of echo chamber remarks from the “equity” obsessed Wake County School Board.
At the Wake Board’s recent retreat, the board was ticked off that school choice, in the form of Charter schools, is booming in the district. Instead of asking why, their response was to sling insults at charter schools and by proxy, parents choosing charters for their children. Continue reading
File this one under: We will force schools to be ‘diverse’ at all costs.
The Wake County School Board is can’t be bothered with parents who want their child to change schools within the district according to a report at the News and Observer.
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A round up of education news from around the state of North Carolina and beyond.
Highlights: Student growth in Wake county, School choice booming in Wake schools, Common Core Commission’s final meeting, NCAE blows off the law, safety concerns in Wake schools.
REMINDER: Today is the NC Common Core Commission’s final meeting.
It is from 1-5 pm today on the 7th floor of the Department of Public Instruction building in Raleigh. The public is encouraged to attend. Continue reading
Earlier in the week I highlighted a narrative about student growth in Wake County Schools.
In that earlier article, I said the following:
“These type of articles also serve another purpose, which is to attack school choice. Meanwhile, they are ignoring the multiple underlying causes of why parents are running for the exits of the public school system.
School safety is a big and increasing concern of parents as is the way the Wake Board and the NC Department of Public Instruction have ignored the parents complaints about Common Core.”
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