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It’s Time to Stop the Recurring WCPSS Budget Debate

This year’s state and local budget season has confirmed a long-held speculation on the priorities our elected officials have for funding public education. It has become clear that traditional methods of investing in a world-class public education system are gone, and...

WCPSS Considers Its Class Size Reduction Options

As the question about class size requirements in grades K-3 lingers, the Wake County Public School System is preparing to add about 460 new elementary classroom teaching positions. How the school system reaches that number is possible through several different...

Governor Cooper’s Budget Puts Focus on Salaries

The budget proposal released by Gov. Roy Cooper today makes education spending a top priority, but it’s not likely to have much influence in the General Assembly. Cooper calls for raises for teachers, principals, and assistant principals. He wants to increase textbook...