Wake Ed Blog
Posted by T. Keung Hui on March 12, 2014
The renovations at Green Elementary School, balancing tracks at year-round schools and the status of school security upgrades are among the items the Wake County school board’s facilities committee will discuss Wednesday.
Click here to view a handout that includes renderings of what Green could look like if the district goes along with that particular schematic design. Green, located near the North Hills area of Raleigh, will be rebuilt for $23.8 million.
Next you’ll see printouts showing how many tracks each year-round school has in Wake.
Posted by T. Keung Hui on March 11, 2014
Wake County’s year-round schools are starting reading camps now to comply with the Read To Achieve law because the schools don’t have a continuous six-week summer break after the end of the school year.
Posted by T. Keung Hui on March 10, 2014
Tim Simmons will receive a salary of $121,440 in his new role as the Wake County school system’s chief of communications.
Posted by T. Keung Hui on March 7, 2014
Amid requests from Union County parents for help, the State Board of Education passes a resolution saying it has no authority on student assignment but wants local school boards “to deliberate with extensive input from parents.”
Posted by T. Keung Hui on March 6, 2014
Wake County’s elementary school report cards are based on a four level system like the state’s end-of-grade exams that could now switch to a five level system.
Posted by T. Keung Hui on March 5, 2014
Education scholar Diane Ravitch says the Wake County school board's vote calling for a repeal of the new contracts a "victory" for teachers.