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April 14, 2014 9:00 AM

Wake County Superintendent Jim Merrill compares suspension rate to Charlotte

With some critics pointing to the increase this past school year in the number of short-term suspensions, Wake County Superintendent Jim Merrill says it has to be put in perspective to how the district has far fewer suspensions than Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

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