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.
The Wake County school board will adopt the student assignment plan on Tuesday, elect new leadership, discuss space needs for academic programs and take more aim at the General Assembly for changing its election districts.
Wake County’s efforts to balance schools by income kept it more diverse than other large North Carolina school systems and also helped to reduce the achievement gap between white and black students, according to a new Duke University study.
Crystal Reardon, the Wake County school system's director of counseling, discusses how school counselors routinely review grades and transcripts to guard against errors. Cary Police are investigating after a hacker broke into the computer system at Panther Creek High School and changed the grades for some students, altering class ranks during the important college application period.