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School upgrades displace students

VIDEO: Mark Williamson, co-PTA president of Stough Elementary School, explains why they don't want to be relocated to a temporary site more than nine miles away while the campus is rebuilt.

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New principal named to Rolesville Middle School

Thaddeus Sherman will leave his position as principal of Wakelon Elementary School in Zebulon to lead Rolesville Middle School. Interim principals were announced at Middle Creek, Swift Creek and Wakelon elementary schools and Centennial Campus Middle School.

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Powell students learn by playing

VIDEO: Play specialist Justin Kram explains how Powell Elementary School students use dice and index cards to play a math learning game he designed around a Pokemon theme at the school in Raleigh, NC on Sept. 20, 2016. The students play games to learn about different core concepts in Samantha Somerville's fourth-grade class where students collaborate with one another and solve math problems.

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Wake County commissioners buy school site for suspended students

The Wake County Board of Commissioners voted to provide up to $2.1 million to acquire 3351 Carl Sandburg Court in Raleigh. The Wake County school system wants to turn the vacant office building into the new home for the Infinity Program, which serves high school students with severe behavioral and social problems who’ve received long-term suspensions.

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Wake County debates promotion policy for special-needs students

The Wake County school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a revised promotion policy that says all students will get appropriate support ‘as required by law.’ Staff is worried the current policy can put IEP teams in the position of making promotion decisions for students with disabilities.

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Volunteers join teachers to welcome students back to school

Members of the community and teachers, including kindergarten teacher Cathie Linkous, welcome students on the first day of school at Lincoln Heights Elementary School in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. Monday morning Aug. 29, 2016. Members of the community were at the school as part of the Million Father March.

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School upgrades displace students

VIDEO: Mark Williamson, co-PTA president of Stough Elementary School, explains why they don't want to be relocated to a temporary site more than nine miles away while the campus is rebuilt.
Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
School upgrades displace students 0:42

School upgrades displace students

Powell students learn by playing 1:23

Powell students learn by playing

Ride along with Hunter Elementary staff in their back-to-school music video 4:42

Ride along with Hunter Elementary staff in their back-to-school music video

Volunteers join teachers to welcome students back to school 1:05

Volunteers join teachers to welcome students back to school