70 percent of Wake County residents do not have children in the public school system, but the October 11th school board election will still have an impact on us.
Wake County School Board members have the authority to redraw their own districts, without state or federal review.
Fed up with the school board, Wake County will ship their students West.
There is little logic in seriously contemplating neighborhood schools as a solution to the achievement gap.
John Tedesco and friends get the Colbert treatment.
Patty Williams of WakeUp explains how John Tedesco has misrepresented Wake County schools in the media.
Governor Beverly Perdue speaks out on the Wake County School Board situation.
Now that the Wake County School Board has decided a new course for our children’s education for the unforeseen future, it was back to the business of politics.
Let’s get real here, and I mean Dr. Phil real. Everybody’s right on this thing. You don’t want to put your kid on a bus at 6 to get to school at 8? Entirely reasonable. You want to live in a community that doesn’t facilitate having some schools of affluent kids and others of abjectly poor kids? You have approached this issue with remarkable clearness of mind and reached a sensible conclusion.
Wake County just stepped backwards a few decades and sadly it may take us a few decades to right this wrong.