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School system shows its colors

On May 18, Concerned Citizens for Successful Schools issued a news release saying the Johnston County schools had agreed to release public records the citizens’ group had sought for more than a year. In response to the news release, the schools issued a statement that says much about Johnston school leaders, not much of it good.

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Wake County won’t change eight schools to year-round schedule

The Wake County school system is abandoning a proposal to convert eight traditional-calendar elementary schools to a year-round schedule for the 2017-18 school year after parents voiced opposition in a survey. Wake will look for other ways to help those high-poverty schools. But the school board voted Tuesday on converting Walnut Creek Elementary to a year-round schedule for the 2016-17 school year because parents there have supported the change.

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Stolen two-month-old puppy returned safe to SPCA

Rowan, a two-month-old puppy snatched from the Wake County SPCA Monday was returned less than 24 hours after the puppy was reported stolen.
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