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In Part 1, we looked at Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) enrollment as an indicator of the growing gap between the educational options now available at the traditional public schools and the options parents actually want for their children
Does our state's constitution mean what it says? That's the question asked by a recent lawsuit filed in Wake County Superior Court. At issue is the constitutionality of recent changes to how justices are elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court. The case will not only require our courts to...
Wake County Public Schools are growing at a slower rate than expected, and the reasons for this trend illuminate the growing gap between what the traditional public schools offer and what many parents want for their children.
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory has announced five animal shelters that will benefit from an open house hosted by Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory.
An attorney and two Wake County voters have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's new law calling for retention referendums for justices of the N.C. Supreme Court, claiming that the referendum, passed this year by the General Assembly, does not meet the definition of an election specified in...
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted an Adopt a Pet Event today on the front lawn of the Executive Mansion.
It is Tuesday, August 18. Members of the Wake County Taxpayers Association (WCTA) sit across from Ken Bowers, Raleigh's chief planner, and Dan Becker, the city's long range planning manager.
In June, Wake County commissioners approved an extra $44.6 million for Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS). About half the money will go for raises and additional pay; $16 million for teacher pay, $1.8 million for teachers who take on extra duties, and another $6 million for 3 percent raises for...
After this hard winter students, parents and educators were all looking forward to the traditional spring break, but instead of rest and relaxation many were upset to learn their schools scheduled make-up days during the period.
A rightward shift. That's how two sources - who both had votes in today's leadership vote - described the final results to me.
Consensus denial persists, according to Paul Krugman (to cite one who is highly experienced in denial), because "there are powerful groups with a strong interest in rejecting the facts."
On the eve of his birth, the mother of Buddha dreamed that a white elephant presented her with a lotus flower, a sign of wisdom and purity. Throughout history a white elephant was regarded in Buddhist kingdoms as a symbol of divine blessing.
Senator Harry Brown said the Senate would not have budget votes this week as originally planned. "It may get delayed a few days," he said last week. "There's a few pieces where the provisions are just difficult to put together - some education provisions and (health and human services) provisions."
Before Wake County asks taxpayers to pay for more buildings, the school system needs to ensure its population estimates are accurate.
Wake County Public Schools finds itself in the middle of a book controversy. Concerned parents at Highcroft Drive Elementary School have voiced concerns about the use of highly questionable books by fourth graders at the school. A blogger named NC Citizen, who wishes to remain anonymous, wrote...
A few days a week, I ride a Triangle Transit 301 bus to and from the palatial Civitas HQ in the Warehouse District of Raleigh. But even as a transit rider, my blood runs cold when I hear government planners are plotting ways to bring throw taxpayers' money at light-rail systems and commuter rail...
"Do you have any interest in reporting the facts?" That's the question I'd like to ask News & Observer editors after reading the recent editorial, "Time for Wake Schools to Build Back."
Five years ago, in response to a groundswell of parental complaints, Wake County schools finally ended its long-running policy of forced busing. Wake had long been one of a few remaining holdouts still clinging to this failed experiment that disrupted so many lives.
There must be something in the water in the Triangle. Those folks keep finding the wussiest left-wing girlie-men possible - cloning them - and electing them to public office. Think Homer Simpson's neighbor Flanders.
Just when you thought things couldn't get any dumber than having that dude dress up like a duck during the recent US Senate race, the lads at NCGOP HruchoQ one-up themselves
First-term Republican state Sen. Chad Barefoot is relying on his conservative credentials to win against Democratic challenger Sarah Crawford in a race judged to be competitive by the North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation.
Wake County voters swept out all four Republicans on the seven-member Board of County Commissioners in Tuesday's election, but that result is not as stunning as it is a portrait of what may be increasingly predictable in a divided state, a top political observer says.
It seemed appropriate that, on the eve of the April 15 tax filing deadline, Guilford County Board of Education member Jeff Belton would take a moment to provide a cautionary tale about government and taxes.
Mainstream media accounts missed the mark when treating recent Wake County school board campaigns as fights pitting supporters of diversity against supporters of neighborhood schools, or longtime residents versus newcomers from out of state, or north Raleigh and western Wake County residents against
First-term Republican state Sen. Chad Barefoot is relying on his conservative credentials to win against Democratic challenger Sarah Crawford in a race judged to be competitive by the North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation.
Wake County voters swept out all four Republicans on the seven-member Board of County Commissioners in Tuesday's election, but that result is not as stunning as it is a portrait of what may be increasingly predictable in a divided state, a top political observer says.
Mainstream media accounts missed the mark when treating recent Wake County school board campaigns as fights pitting supporters of diversity against supporters of neighborhood schools, or longtime residents versus newcomers from out of state, or north Raleigh and western Wake County residents against
It seemed appropriate that, on the eve of the April 15 tax filing deadline, Guilford County Board of Education member Jeff Belton would take a moment to provide a cautionary tale about government and taxes.
Before Wake County asks taxpayers to pay for more buildings, the school system needs to ensure its population estimates are accurate.
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