Megan Walter gets a hug from student Emily Paz after Walter was named Wake Countyâs 2017 School Counselor of the Year during a surprise ceremony at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, N.C., on May 24, 2017. The school board’s plan to spend $10 million this year to hire more counselors and social workers is up in the air after it got less than half the $45.2 million increase it wanted from the Wake County Board of Commissioners.
Megan Walter gets a hug from student Emily Paz after Walter was named Wake Countyâs 2017 School Counselor of the Year during a surprise ceremony at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, N.C., on May 24, 2017. The school board’s plan to spend $10 million this year to hire more counselors and social workers is up in the air after it got less than half the $45.2 million increase it wanted from the Wake County Board of Commissioners. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Megan Walter gets a hug from student Emily Paz after Walter was named Wake Countyâs 2017 School Counselor of the Year during a surprise ceremony at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, N.C., on May 24, 2017. The school board’s plan to spend $10 million this year to hire more counselors and social workers is up in the air after it got less than half the $45.2 million increase it wanted from the Wake County Board of Commissioners. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
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