Tag Archives: Wake County Schools

Wake Cty Hires 8 New Principals

News and Observer is reporting the hiring (or shifting around of) of 8 new principals in Wake county. Four are interim appointments.
Also, here come higher taxes — the original $1.7 billion dollar proposed Wake county schools budget was passed by the Wake County Commissioners at a lower total of $1.1 billion. Continue reading

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Wake Cty Schools And The Funds

News and Observer has an article up about Wake County Schools enrollment numbers being down and the subsequent potential loss of revenue for the school system.

I left a comment:

READ THE COMMENT – SEE THE HOMESCHOOLING NUMBERS FOR WAKE COUNTY Continue reading

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More thoughts on WCPSS’s #Selfiegate

In case you missed it, Wake County Public Schools is considering banning selfies and videos taken by students during the school day.

The Daily Haymaker has a good run down. Go read it.

Daily Haymaker’s article stopped short of addressing the hypocritical and big brotherly comments made by Wake School Board member, Jim Martin.

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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See What ‘Just standards’ Looks Like for A Second Grader

The pro-Common Core Mantra: “It’s just a set of standards.”

See what my child has been doing in Common Core math. My kid is good at math, but is being forced to learn multiple strategies regardless of what works best for him. Then he has to ‘explain’ them in writing.

These documents I’m talking about were created by Wake County Schools. This is Common Core aligned curriculum and yes, the kids have to do it the ‘Common Core way’.

KEEP READING – SEE THE DOCUMENTS Continue reading

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See The 16 Wake County Elementary Schools Participating in Duke Program Pilot

Sixteen Wake County Elementary schools will be participating in a Duke University tied pilot program called “Nurturing For A Bright Future”. This program is related to the American Association for Gifted Children at Duke University and is part of the ‘Bright Idea 2’ program.

The sixteen elementary schools are:

Baileywick
Banks Road
Brentwood
Creech Road
Forest Pines
Forestville Road
Green
Holly Ridge
Knightdale
Rolesville
Wakefield
Walnut Creek
Weatherstone
Wendell
Wilburn
Wildwood
Through a Freedom of Information request, I was able to obtain details on the program. Part of the response I received from Wake County Schools included the following details:

KEEP READING – SEE THE FOIA REQUESTED DOCUMENTS Continue reading

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