Durant Road Middle School students line the hallways at the north Raleigh school between first and second period in this 2016 file photo. Durant Road Middle and Durant Road Elementary will switch from being multi-track year-round schools to single-track year-round schools in 2019.
Durant Road Middle School students line the hallways at the north Raleigh school between first and second period in this 2016 file photo. Durant Road Middle and Durant Road Elementary will switch from being multi-track year-round schools to single-track year-round schools in 2019. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Durant Road Middle School students line the hallways at the north Raleigh school between first and second period in this 2016 file photo. Durant Road Middle and Durant Road Elementary will switch from being multi-track year-round schools to single-track year-round schools in 2019. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

T. Keung Hui has covered K-12 education for the News & Observer since 1999, helping parents, students, school employees and the community understand the vital role education plays in North Carolina. His primary focus is Wake County, but he also covers statewide education issues.