The WakeEd blog is devoted to discussing and answering questions about the major issues facing the Wake County school system. WakeEd is maintained by The News & Observer's Wake schools reporter, T. Keung Hui.
Wake County school board members will discuss Wednesday the state of the current building program, the assumptions that will be used to develop the next program and how to renovate Stough Elementary School.
VIDEO: Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton talks about commissioners potentially skipping a 2016 school construction bond referendum in favor of a new method for borrowing money without voter approval.
VIDEO: James West, chairman of the Wake County Board of Commissioners, talks about potentially skipping a 2016 school construction bond referendum in favor of a new method for borrowing money without voter approval.
Mel Tomlinson, who attended segregated Ligon High School in the 1960s, returned to the school, which is now Ligon GT Magnet Middle School, to teach dance to the students Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Tomlinson is an award-winning dancer who was a member of the New York City Ballet.
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