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April 9, 2014

WAKE NCAE hosting public forum today on public school concerns

Wake NCAE says today’s forum will allow the public to share their concerns about public schools directly with state legislators who will be in attendance

The Wake County chapter of the N.C. Association of Educators is hosting a “town hall meeting” this afternoon for the public to voice their public school concerns.

Organizers say that both Republican and Democratic lawmakers are scheduled to attend the event to hear directly from the public. The event is one of several that will be held around the state before the General Assembly reconvenes in May.

Here’s WAKE NCAE’s press release:


April 9, 2014

State Lawmakers, Parents & Educators to Attend Town Hall Meeting on Public School Concerns

Five Weeks Before State Legislature Goes Back into Session, Class Size, Per Student Funding & Teacher Pay Are Some of the Public's Top Concerns

RALEIGH - Five weeks before the NC General Assembly goes back into session to draft a new state budget, state lawmakers from Wake County, local parents and educators will gather for a town hall meeting to discuss some of the most pressing concerns with North Carolina Public Schools.

The forum is hosted by Wake NCAE, the Wake County affiliate of the North Carolina Association of Educators. Republican and Democratic lawmakers are scheduled to attend this one-hour forum in which real people will be able to voice real concerns directly to their elected officials on the topic of public education. The town hall meeting is one of many to be held throughout the state in the month of April.

WHAT: Wake NCAE Public Education Town Hall Meeting – Public Welcome

WHEN: Wednesday, April 9th – 5:15pm to 6:30pm

WHERE: NCAE Headquarters, 700 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh

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