Why You Should Vote on October 11

September, 20, 2011

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.

What is school system redistricting and why should you care?

April, 22, 2011
What is school system redistricting and why should you care?

Wake County School Board members have the authority to redraw their own districts, without state or federal review.

Wake County to Bus Students to Orange County to Get Better Education

April, 01, 2011
Wake County to Bus Students to Orange County to Get Better Education

Fed up with the school board, Wake County will ship their students West.

Neighborhood Schools Will Sever Progress

February, 23, 2011
Neighborhood Schools Will Sever Progress

There is little logic in seriously contemplating neighborhood schools as a solution to the achievement gap.

Wake County School Board Skewered on The Colbert Report Video

January, 19, 2011
Wake County School Board Skewered on The Colbert Report Video

John Tedesco and friends get the Colbert treatment.

No Matter What Tedesco Says, Busing is Not a Problem for Wake County Schools

January, 10, 2011
No Matter What Tedesco Says, Busing is Not a Problem for Wake County Schools

Patty Williams of WakeUp explains how John Tedesco has misrepresented Wake County schools in the media.

Overheard: Beverly Perdue

July, 23, 2010
Overheard: Beverly Perdue

Governor Beverly Perdue speaks out on the Wake County School Board situation.

School Board Puts Superintendent Del Burns on Administrative Leave

March, 09, 2010
School Board Puts Superintendent Del Burns on Administrative Leave

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.

School Bored? Let’s look ahead.

March, 05, 2010
School Bored? Let’s look ahead.

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 School Board Reinstates Segregated Schooling, I Mean Busing

March, 03, 2010
Wake County School Board Reinstates Segregated Schooling, I Mean Busing

Wake County just stepped backwards a few decades and sadly it may take us a few decades to right this wrong.