From left, Barwell Road Elementary school teacher Yolanda Roman helps 2nd grader Eneida Guillen-Oregon learn subtraction with 10s and 100s during math period in Roman's homeroom. Barwell Elementary is one of two Wake County schools the Wake School system that wants state permission to operate more flexibly like charter schools to help improve student performance.
From left, Barwell Road Elementary school teacher Yolanda Roman helps 2nd grader Eneida Guillen-Oregon learn subtraction with 10s and 100s during math period in Roman's homeroom. Barwell Elementary is one of two Wake County schools the Wake School system that wants state permission to operate more flexibly like charter schools to help improve student performance. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
From left, Barwell Road Elementary school teacher Yolanda Roman helps 2nd grader Eneida Guillen-Oregon learn subtraction with 10s and 100s during math period in Roman's homeroom. Barwell Elementary is one of two Wake County schools the Wake School system that wants state permission to operate more flexibly like charter schools to help improve student performance. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Wake County wants to operate 2 Raleigh schools like charters

March 20, 2016 4:12 PM