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The News & Observer
Timing of Raleigh council’s budget vote commonplacebudget vote commonplace Some wondered whether Raleigh voted on budget on a day
Timing of Raleigh council’s budget vote commonplace
The News & Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
budget vote commonplace Some wondered whether Raleigh voted on budget on a day when fewer protestors would be there The Wake County school board and Apex Town Council revisiting school site plan Did the City Council approve its budget – which... Read more
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Common Core critic files for seat on Wake County school boardGil Pagan runs for Wake County school board against Jim Martin | News & Observe
Common Core critic files for seat on Wake County school board
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Gil Pagan runs for Wake County school board against Jim Martin | News & Observer June 22, 2016 6:43 PM Gil Pagan running against Jim Martin in District 6 Pagan wants to limit Common... Read more
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Wake County buys building to serve suspended high school studentslong-term suspended high school students with disabilities New location would
Wake County buys building to serve suspended high school students
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
long-term suspended high school students with disabilities New location would allow program to be expanded The Wake County school board agreed Tuesday to buy a vacant office building in East Raleigh to serve high school students who’ve... Read more
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Bugg Elementary speakers lobby school board to keep principalElementary principal also reassigned to be assistant principal Speakers from B
Bugg Elementary speakers lobby school board to keep principal
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Elementary principal also reassigned to be assistant principal Speakers from Bugg Elementary School in Raleigh urged the Wake County school board on Tuesday to let them keep their principal before she was transferred later that evening to another... Read more
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Wake County preparing school budget cuts but layoffs not expecteda potential $15 million shortfall, but said Tuesday that they don’t expect to u
Wake County preparing school budget cuts but layoffs not expected
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
a potential $15 million shortfall, but said Tuesday that they don’t expect to use layoffs to close the budget gap. The Wake County school board adopted Tuesday an interim budget to keep the district running past July 1 until it becomes clear... Read more
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Wake County may partner with Wake Tech, YMCA for two new schoolsto study joint projects May open CTE high school in Wake Forest May open join
Wake County may partner with Wake Tech, YMCA for two new schools
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
to study joint projects May open CTE high school in Wake Forest May open joint school/YMCA in Southeast Raleigh Wake County school board members approved non-binding agreements Tuesday to work with Wake Technical Community College and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board names new high school in Fuquay-Varina | News & Observer June 21, 2016 6:54 PM Kennebec Road High chosen for new
Wake County school board names new high school in Fuquay-Varina
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer June 21, 2016 6:54 PM Kennebec Road High chosen for new school in Fuquay-Varina Board delays... Read more
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Wake County school board to adopt interim 2016-17 budget | News & Observer June 20, 2016 6:00 AM Interim budget will cover schools
Wake County school board to adopt interim 2016-17 budget
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer June 20, 2016 6:00 AM Interim budget will cover schools until state budget is adopted Wake facing budget shortfall... Read more
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Wake County Commissioners to vote on school fundingit doesn’t get the $35.7 million increase it has requested from county commissi
Wake County Commissioners to vote on school funding
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
it doesn’t get the $35.7 million increase it has requested from county commissioners. JOHNNY JOHNSONnewsobserver.com The Wake County school board could find out today that it will not get all the local money it wants to operate schools for the... Read more
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Wake County school board committee suggests names for new schools | News & Observer June 15, 2016 8:06 PM Kennebec Road High School recommen
Wake County school board committee suggests names for new schools
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
| News & Observer June 15, 2016 8:06 PM Kennebec Road High School recommended as name Honeycutt Road Elementary... Read more
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Wake County school board to discuss school calendar changes | News & Observer June 15, 2016 6:00 AM Staff will make recommendations on
Wake County school board to discuss school calendar changes
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
| News & Observer June 15, 2016 6:00 AM Staff will make recommendations on potential calendar changes Recommendations to based... Read more
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The News & Observer
Johnson-Hostler runs on five-point platform for Wake school boardincludes student achievement, community engagement, resource equity Could face
Johnson-Hostler runs on five-point platform for Wake school board
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
includes student achievement, community engagement, resource equity Could face election challenge from board chair Wake County school board Vice Chairwoman Monika Johnson-Hostler files for re-election on June 13, 2016 at the Wake County... Read more
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Kushner touts her ‘thoughtful leadership’ on Wake school boardneeded funding Christine Kushner files Monday, June 13, 2016, at the Wake Coun
Kushner touts her ‘thoughtful leadership’ on Wake school board
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
needed funding Christine Kushner files Monday, June 13, 2016, at the Wake County Board of Elections for re-election to the Wake County school board. Kushner is seeking the District 5 seat. T. Keung Huikhui@newsobserver.com Wake County school board... Read more
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Jim Martin says his expertise invaluable to Wake County schoolsfor schools Jim Martin files Monday, June 13, 2016, at the Wake County Board o
Jim Martin says his expertise invaluable to Wake County schools
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
for schools Jim Martin files Monday, June 13, 2016, at the Wake County Board of Elections for the District 6 seat on the Wake County school board. T. Keung Huikhui@newsobserver.com Wake County school board member Jim Martin filed Monday to run... Read more
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Roxie Cash stressing her experience on Wake County school board | News & Observer June 13, 2016 8:13 PM Cash served from 1991 to 1999 Cas
Roxie Cash stressing her experience on Wake County school board
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer June 13, 2016 8:13 PM Cash served from 1991 to 1999 Cash cites her past experience & perspective... Read more
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Candidates rush to file for seats on Wake County school board | News & Observer June 13, 2016 6:43 PM Nine candidates filed, one for eac
Candidates rush to file for seats on Wake County school board
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer June 13, 2016 6:43 PM Nine candidates filed, one for each seat on ballot Mix of Republicans, Democrats... Read more
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School board may create CTE high school in northern Wake Countytechnical fields. Chris Sewardcseward@newsobserver.com From left, students Kea
School board may create CTE high school in northern Wake County
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
technical fields. Chris Sewardcseward@newsobserver.com From left, students Keatan Peterson and Alyssa Mandato straighten Wake County School board Chairwoman Christine Kushner's hair during the opening of the cosmetology salon at the Vernon Malone... Read more
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New state maps will cause turnover on Wake County school board | News & Observer June 12, 2016 8:41 PM Eight board members now in same di
New state maps will cause turnover on Wake County school board
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer June 12, 2016 8:41 PM Eight board members now in same districts At least four won’t return under new... Read more
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Wake County critics compare valedictorian and sports competitiondecision to stop naming valedictorians have used the analogy of how in sports c
Wake County critics compare valedictorian and sports competition
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
decision to stop naming valedictorians have used the analogy of how in sports competitions there’s always a winner. But Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton said that’s an incorrect comparison to make for a variety of different... Read more
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Community Rallies Behind Cary Boy With Cerebral PalsyJason Lee, 17, the valedictorian of Heritage High School in Wake Forest, reacts
Community Rallies Behind Cary Boy With Cerebral Palsy
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Jason Lee, 17, the valedictorian of Heritage High School in Wake Forest, reacts after unsuccessfully asking the Wake County school board to delay the elimination of high school valedictorians by a year to after 2019. VIDEO: Students and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County hopes policy changes will reduce student suspensionsof Education's Office for Civil Rights Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C.
Wake County hopes policy changes will reduce student suspensions
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
of Education's Office for Civil Rights Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Jill Knightjhknight@newsobserver.com The Wake County school board unanimously gave final approval Tuesday to changes in the Code of Student Conduct that grant... Read more
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The News and Observer presses downtownChristina Alvarado sits down to explain her outreach efforts as a part of the N
The News and Observer presses downtown
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Christina Alvarado sits down to explain her outreach efforts as a part of the Navy's Executive Outreach Engagement. Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton discusses why the district is considering cutting services and raising fees to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board appoints new principals to three schools | News & Observer June 7, 2016 8:35 PM Dhedra Lassiter will lead Rolesvill
Wake County school board appoints new principals to three schools
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
| News & Observer June 7, 2016 8:35 PM Dhedra Lassiter will lead Rolesville High Keith Richardson will lead... Read more
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Wake County school board approves elimination of valedictorians | News & Observer June 7, 2016 7:52 PM High schools can’t name valedictori
Wake County school board approves elimination of valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
| News & Observer June 7, 2016 7:52 PM High schools can’t name valedictorians after 2018 Wake will switch to new Latin... Read more
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Wake County to approve eliminating high school valedictoriansSeth McGann speaks to his classmates during their graduation ceremony in Raleig
Wake County to approve eliminating high school valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Seth McGann speaks to his classmates during their graduation ceremony in Raleigh, N.C. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The Wake County school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on eliminating the naming of valedictorians after 2018. Liz... Read more
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Hotdog Princess | News & Observer Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton discusses why
Hotdog Princess
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton discusses why the district is considering cutting services and raising fees to help deal with a potential $16.8 million budget shortfall. Cary fifth-grader Rahul Sachdev... Read more
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National conservatives critical of Wake's plan to drop valedictoriansCost of Freedom Show” on Fox News last weekend. “Liberalism is unhealthy. Folks
National conservatives critical of Wake's plan to drop valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
Cost of Freedom Show” on Fox News last weekend. “Liberalism is unhealthy. Folks, we’re becoming a nation of wussies.” But Wake County school board members are standing behind the switch. The board is scheduled to give final approval to the policy... Read more
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Watch a Monarch caterpillar pupate at 8X speedGriffith helped host a Memorial Day Celebration of Life Service at his memorial
Watch a Monarch caterpillar pupate at 8X speed
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
Griffith helped host a Memorial Day Celebration of Life Service at his memorial. More than 200 people attended the event. Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton discusses why the district is considering cutting services and raising fees to... Read more
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Wake County school board approves $1.98 billion building program | News & Observer May 31, 2016 6:55 PM Includes 14 new schools, 11 major r
Wake County school board approves $1.98 billion building program
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer May 31, 2016 6:55 PM Includes 14 new schools, 11 major renovations Designed to cover 2017 to... Read more
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Wake Superior Court candidates campaign to let people know there is a primary electionindustry for Michael Malone, the brother of Chris Malone, a Republican in the s
Wake Superior Court candidates campaign to let people know there is a primary election
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
industry for Michael Malone, the brother of Chris Malone, a Republican in the state House of Representatives who was on the Wake County school board when a Republican majority pushed for a school assignment plan that rankled the NAACP and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake schools seek more money from countythan school board wants for operating budget School system considering cuts an
Wake schools seek more money from county
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
than school board wants for operating budget School system considering cuts and higher fees to make up budget shortfall Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton discusses why the district is considering cutting services and raising fees to... Read more
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Wake wrestles with school budget gapgoing to ask that we go to the legislature to get this thing changed because it
Wake wrestles with school budget gap
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
going to ask that we go to the legislature to get this thing changed because it’s ridiculous.”Fletcher will run Veteran Wake County school board member Bill Fletcher announced this week that he will run for re-election this fall. Fletcher now... Read more
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Bill Fletcher to run for re-election to Wake County school board | News & Observer May 24, 2016 1:29 PM Fletcher running in new suburban Di
Bill Fletcher to run for re-election to Wake County school board
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
| News & Observer May 24, 2016 1:29 PM Fletcher running in new suburban District B seat Allows Fletcher not to run... Read more
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The News & Observer
I’m more Vienna sausage than valedictorianCiting the pressure of competition and lack of comity inspired by students stri
I’m more Vienna sausage than valedictorian
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
Citing the pressure of competition and lack of comity inspired by students striving to be top cat in their class, the Wake County school board is abolishing the practice of naming valedictorians and salutatorians. The board will instead... Read more
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FOX News
North Carolina school board votes to stop naming valedictoriansschool board no longer believes is worth teaching. Citing what it calls "unhea
North Carolina school board votes to stop naming valedictorians
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
school board no longer believes is worth teaching. Citing what it calls "unhealthy" competition among students, the Wake County school board is the latest in the country to make valedictorians and salutatorians a thing of the past, The News... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board to get update on General Assembly | News & Observer May 23, 2016 11:11 AM Wake committee to discuss state bu
Wake County school board to get update on General Assembly
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
| News & Observer May 23, 2016 11:11 AM Wake committee to discuss state budget development Wake to get update on legislative... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County tries new effort to reduce out-of-school suspensionswill reduce both the number of out-of-school student suspensions and the number
Wake County tries new effort to reduce out-of-school suspensions
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
will reduce both the number of out-of-school student suspensions and the number of days that students miss school. The Wake County school board unanimously gave initial approval last week to changes in the Code of Student Conduct that will give... Read more
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Rush Limbaugh criticizes Wake County for dropping valedictoriansschool system’s plan to eliminate naming high school valedictorians by calling
Rush Limbaugh criticizes Wake County for dropping valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
school system’s plan to eliminate naming high school valedictorians by calling it an attempt to “punish achievement.” The Wake County school board unanimously gave initial approval Tuesday to a policy that would bar high school principals from... Read more
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The News & Observer
State board to hear Durham election protestsproposed this week providing a $23.9 million increase instead of the $35.7 mill
State board to hear Durham election protests
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
proposed this week providing a $23.9 million increase instead of the $35.7 million funding boost requested by the Wake County school board. School board members hope to get the full funding provided when commissioners adopt the county... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC grading changes impact Wake County plan to drop valedictoriansuse in place of naming valedictorians and salutatorians. Under a policy revisi
NC grading changes impact Wake County plan to drop valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
use in place of naming valedictorians and salutatorians. Under a policy revision that received initial approval from the Wake County school board on Tuesday, seniors with a weighted grade-point average of 4.25 or higher will in the future receive... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
CMS: No plan to follow Wake and drop valedictoriansone controversy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools expects to sit out: Officials sai
CMS: No plan to follow Wake and drop valedictorians
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
one controversy Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools expects to sit out: Officials said Thursday they have no plan to follow the Wake County school board in abolishing valedictorians. On Tuesday, Wake’s board united on preliminary approval of a policy... Read more
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The Washington Times
N.C. school board votes to stop naming valedictorians due to ‘unhealthy’ competitionnaming high school valedictorians and salutatorians in an effort to reduce “unh
N.C. school board votes to stop naming valedictorians due to ‘unhealthy’ competition
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
naming high school valedictorians and salutatorians in an effort to reduce “unhealthy” competition among students. The Wake County school board unanimously gave initial approval Tuesday to a policy that would prohibit principals from naming the... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
School Board Ditches 'Unhealthy Competition' Of Valedictorian TitlesA graduating class without any valedictorians or salutatorians? The Wake Count
School Board Ditches 'Unhealthy Competition' Of Valedictorian Titles
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 1 months ago
A graduating class without any valedictorians or salutatorians? The Wake County school board unanimously approved the measure Tuesday. The News & Observer reports starting in 2019 the schools will move to a system of recognizing seniors who have a... Read more
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KIVI Boise
School Board Ditches 'Unhealthy Competition' Of Valedictorian TitlesA graduating class without any valedictorians or salutatorians? The Wake Count
School Board Ditches 'Unhealthy Competition' Of Valedictorian Titles
KIVI Boise / Posted 1 months ago
A graduating class without any valedictorians or salutatorians? The Wake County school board unanimously approved the measure Tuesday. The News & Observer reports starting in 2019 the schools will move to a system of recognizing seniors who have a... Read more
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