Wake County Schools Superintendent Jim Merrill, left,  and Wake County School Board Chair Christine Kushner take questions from reporters Wednesday at the North Raleigh Hilton, just before Merrill’s  annual State of the Schools speech.
Wake County Schools Superintendent Jim Merrill, left, and Wake County School Board Chair Christine Kushner take questions from reporters Wednesday at the North Raleigh Hilton, just before Merrill’s annual State of the Schools speech. hlynch@newsobserver.com
Wake County Schools Superintendent Jim Merrill, left, and Wake County School Board Chair Christine Kushner take questions from reporters Wednesday at the North Raleigh Hilton, just before Merrill’s annual State of the Schools speech. hlynch@newsobserver.com

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