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Education

Proposed cleaning cuts for Wake County schools draw concerns

Wake County school administrators have recommended vacuuming and sweeping schools one fewer day a week – a savings of $3.6 million – to help close a $17.5 million budget gap. The potential change is drawing concerns from some parents and teachers who say it could affect health conditions and put an extra burden on already busy teachers.

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Dallas Pearce talks about Zebulon Downtown Arts Center plans

VIDEO: An arts center is back in motion after organizers' past attempts have come up empty but they now have a location and hope residents will help supply the means for the space they have secured in downtown Zebulon, N.C.
Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com
Dallas Pearce talks about Zebulon Downtown Arts Center plans 2:53

Dallas Pearce talks about Zebulon Downtown Arts Center plans

Knightdale principal reflects on year of change 2:36

Knightdale principal reflects on year of change

Lauren White talks about bringing a state championship to Rolesville High 1:05

Lauren White talks about bringing a state championship to Rolesville High

10th annual Greater Zebulon 5K Road Race 0:43

10th annual Greater Zebulon 5K Road Race