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The News & Observer
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 yesterday
| 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 yesterday
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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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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The News & Observer
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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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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News Channel 12 New Bern
Wake County school board votes to stop naming valedictoriansunhealthy competition, choosing a valedictorian, is likely becoming a thing of
Wake County school board votes to stop naming valedictorians
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
unhealthy competition, choosing a valedictorian, is likely becoming a thing of the past in Wake County. At Tuesday night’s Wake County school board meeting, members unanimously gave initial approval to a policy that would no longer allow principals... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board reviews $1.99 billion building program | News & Observer May 17, 2016 9:02 PM Spending of money changed to speed
Wake County school board reviews $1.99 billion building program
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer May 17, 2016 9:02 PM Spending of money changed to speed up some projects New middle school in Cary... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board votes to stop naming valedictorians | News & Observer May 17, 2016 8:08 PM Board gives initial approval to dro
Wake County school board votes to stop naming valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer May 17, 2016 8:08 PM Board gives initial approval to drop valedictorian designations after 2018 County... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board raises student meal prices 25 cents | News & Observer May 17, 2016 7:11 PM Breakfast goes to $1.25 in K-5, $1.
Wake County school board raises student meal prices 25 cents
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer May 17, 2016 7:11 PM Breakfast goes to $1.25 in K-5, $1.50 for older kids Lunch goes to $2.25 in K-5,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board to vote on meal prices, valedictorians | News & Observer May 17, 2016 6:00 AM Breakfast & lunch prices could rise
Wake County school board to vote on meal prices, valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
| News & Observer May 17, 2016 6:00 AM Breakfast & lunch prices could rise 25 cents Board to vote on dropping use of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board considers $2 billion building program | News & Observer May 11, 2016 7:26 PM Plan would fund 14 new schools, 11
Wake County school board considers $2 billion building program
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
| News & Observer May 11, 2016 7:26 PM Plan would fund 14 new schools, 11 renovations It would span from 2017 to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board to discuss building program scenarios | News & Observer May 11, 2016 6:00 AM Staff wants feedback on what to inc
Wake County school board to discuss building program scenarios
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
| News & Observer May 11, 2016 6:00 AM Staff wants feedback on what to include Apex High renovation on agenda Staff to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board to spotlight 47 students | News & Observer May 10, 2016 4:00 PM 25 students to be recognized at 5:3
Wake County school board to spotlight 47 students
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
| News & Observer May 10, 2016 4:00 PM 25 students to be recognized at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday 22 students to be recognized at 6:30 p.m. Every school... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board to get Elementary Support Model update | News & Observer May 9, 2016 11:02 AM ESM schools could switch to year-ro
Wake County school board to get Elementary Support Model update
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
| News & Observer May 9, 2016 11:02 AM ESM schools could switch to year-round calendar A calendar change could affect... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board honors Class of 2016 valedictorians | News & Observer May 3, 2016 9:04 PM 29 valedictorians recognized Recogn
Wake County school board honors Class of 2016 valedictorians
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
| News & Observer May 3, 2016 9:04 PM 29 valedictorians recognized Recognition comes as valedictorians may be dropped after... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County schools want $35.7 million more from commissioners9% increase in county funding A $44.6 million increase granted last year Mone
Wake County schools want $35.7 million more from commissioners
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
9% increase in county funding A $44.6 million increase granted last year Money mainly needed for growth, state decisions Wake County school board members want to persuade the public and the county Board of Commissioners that a $35.7 million local... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County school board to vote on $1.5 billion budget proposal | News & Observer May 3, 2016 2:00 AM Budget would ask county for $35.7 mi
Wake County school board to vote on $1.5 billion budget proposal
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
| News & Observer May 3, 2016 2:00 AM Budget would ask county for $35.7 million increase School leaders have called... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County leaders discuss timing of next school bond voteor 2018 bond referendum County staff: No less money if wait until 2018 County
Wake County leaders discuss timing of next school bond vote
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
or 2018 bond referendum County staff: No less money if wait until 2018 County could fund schools another way until 2018 Wake County school board members were told Tuesday that waiting until 2018 to hold a school construction bond referendum... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County leaders to discuss school construction needsdiscuss the next round of new construction needs. Chuck Liddycliddy@newsobserve
Wake County leaders to discuss school construction needs
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
discuss the next round of new construction needs. Chuck Liddycliddy@newsobserver.com This evening’s joint meeting of the Wake County school board and Board of Commissioners could provide clarity on whether voters will be asked to approve a school... Read more
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The News & Observer
Three declare for Wake school board racePM Three candidates announced this week that they plan to run for seats on t
Three declare for Wake school board race
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
PM Three candidates announced this week that they plan to run for seats on the Wake County school board. Peter Hochstaetter, 35, a corporate trainer who lives near Wake Tech’s main campus on Fayetteville... Read more

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