A Wake County judge says that a man accused of threatening to shoot Wake Forest elementary school students can’t come within a mile of the campus if he posts bail. Parents and school officials at Jones Dairy Elementary School are worried about safety if he’s released.
Some parents at Jones Dairy Elementary in Wake Forest are talking about pulling their children from school after a man was charged with posting a social media threat against students. Parents and school officials are lobbying to keep the suspect in custody.
NaShonda Cooke, a teacher at Carroll Middle School in Raleigh, is on the cover of the Sept. 24, 2018, edition of Time magazine that shares the stories of 13 educators on how it is to make a living. Cooke says she wants a livable wage.
Wake County student assignment staff made a few changes in the second draft of the 2019-20 student assignment plan. But staff say they couldn’t make several requested changes because of the need to fill new schools and relieve overcrowding.
An armed off-duty officer has been placed back at Jones Dairy Elementary School in Wake Forest after a neighbor to the school was charged with threatening the students on Facebook. His family has said he’s mentally ill and not a threat.
A letter to Durham Public Schools questions having classes Monday, while the decision by CHCCS to have school on Yom Kippur, resulted in a letter from the interfaith community in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
The Wake County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro school systems plan to reopen Tuesday after having been closed for three days due to Hurricane Florence. Wake also announced a new set of school makeup days after parents complained about the old ones.
Donna Brown, 59, of Jacksonville, fled with her family to an emergency shelter at Knightdale High School to escape Hurricane Florence. Brown says she was too concerned about the storm to stay on the coast.
Hundreds of coastal North Carolina residents are staying at emergency shelters at Wake County high schools to escape from Hurricane Florence. Some Wake parents called it a safety issue to have evacuees and students on campus at the same time.
The Wake and Durham county school systems have changed their minds and will close schools all day Thursday because of Hurricane Florence. They had previously said they would have school Thursday but release students early.