Tag Archives: WCPSS

WCPSS incapable of complying with State Board’s guidance for grading (UPDATED)

North Carolina’s largest school district can’t comply with the State Board of Education’s guidance on grading and will issue pass/fail grades for all students, and not just high schoolers, per a report by the News and Observer. Continue reading

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Where was the emergency plan for school continuity?

North Carolinians are asking, what was the emergency plan for school continuity? 
The answer is: You are. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Coronavirus Edition

Welcome to the Coronavirus edition of WCPSS Updates. Wash your hands before reading. Continue reading

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The WCPSS plan to reassign your kid based on “Socioeconomic Index” scores

I was asked to consolidate the information about the Wake County School Board’s plan to assign/reassign children based on a socioeconomic score as a proxy for race. This article is the result. Continue reading

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Wake County High School English teacher assigns a very “graphic” novel (Update: NOVEL PULLED)

On the reading list of an English III class at Apex Friendship High School in Wake County sits a book that holds a consistent place on the top ten list of most challenged books in the country. That book is the graphic novel Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: A petition, busing to the polls, achievement and grievances

This edition of Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) Updates includes a Petition to remove Green Hope High principal, busing kids to the polls, student achievement issues and some gaffes from Wake Board member Jim Martin. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Enrollment wanes, EdCamp Equity, Board member lie caught on camera, Green Hope fights to keep Dance

WCPSS Updates this time include Enrollment waning, EdCamp Equity highlights, a board member lie caught on camera and Green Hope fights to keep Dance classes. Continue reading

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