The Wake County, N.C. district named four semi-finalists for its superintendency last week. Will big districts look to traditional or nontraditional candidates?
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May 15, 2013
November 09, 2011
The board had been led by Republican-backed members for two turbulent years.
November 07, 2011
Big money has been pouring into some school board races, as political parties seek to influence local politics.
October 12, 2011
The board's 2009 decision to eliminate a school assignment policy based on socioeconomic diversity was a major issue in the Tuesday election.
October 07, 2011
Both political factions on the board appear to like a "controlled choice" plan that would give parents options on where their children could attend school.
June 16, 2011
The law prevents colleges and universities from penalizing students based on the accreditation status of their high schools.
May 24, 2011
The options are about 65 to 70 percent complete, and now need community input, said Superintendent Anthony Tata.
March 18, 2011
The critical report blames a bloc of newly-elected school board members for "destabilizing the school system and community."