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 administrators will recommend Tuesday that Athens Drive High School in Raleigh and Reedy Creek Middle School in Cary become magnet schools and that two existing Raleigh magnet schools get new themes.
Wake County school board member Bill Fletcher talks Tuesday, August 18, 2015, about the suspension of the district's driver's education program and the potential loss of state funding for most of its teacher assistants. Video by Keung Huifirstname.lastname@example.org
Wake County school board Chairwoman Christine Kushner talks about the first draft of the 2016-17 student assignment proposal that was released Tuesday, Aug. 18. Video by Keung Hui, email@example.com
Kids work at the Summer Institute at Compassionate Tabernacle of Faith in Raleigh on Monday, July 20, 2015. The church works with students at nearby Walnut Creek Elementary School, an almost all-minority and high poverty school that resulted from Wake County dialing back on the use of busing for diversity.