Stories tagged: "Wake County"


Parents and educators in Wake County are pushing back on a plan to reopen K-12 schools for the spring semester despite soaring coronavirus rates. (Image via Shutterstock)
‘The Virus is Calling the Shots:’ Parents, Teachers Push Back on Wake County School Reopening

As coronavirus booms, Wake County schools hope for spring return, but some parents and educators in the largest district in NC aren’t sold.

Some NC school districts are returning to classrooms with coronavirus still booming. (Image via Shutterstock)
What’s It Like Being Back in a Classroom With COVID Booming? Scary, NC Parents Say.

With NC setting new highs in coronavirus infections, some schools in the state are testing out in-person classrooms.

A former NC school system administrator, Tony Tata is now the acting undersecretary for policy in the Trump administration's Department of Defense.
An Outsider on the Inside: Tony Tata’s Rise from Ruining Schools in NC to a Top Position in the Trump Admin

Tony Tata couldn't manage buses in NC. How can he lead in Trump's Department of Defense, asks a NC teacher?

Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., whispers in the ear of Vice President Joe Biden in the United Nations Security Council,  Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010. Rice is on the shortlist of potential running mates for Biden (AP Photo)
Wake Commissioner Jessica Holmes: Biden Choosing a Black Woman as VP Would ‘Break That Glass Ceiling’

Half of the choices for Biden's VP pick are women of color. Leading women of color in NC—including lawyers, judges, and lawmakers—tell us why that matters.

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As the Parent of a Special Needs Child, I Feel Forgotten About in Coronavirus Reopening

Amid the coronavirus, a parent in NC’s largest school system talks about the challenge of a virtual reopening for a child with special needs.

Raleigh public pools are reopening, day after local summer camp warns of kids exposed to coronavirus. (Image via Shutterstock)
Report: As Raleigh Reopens Swimming Pools, Summer Camp Says Children Exposed to Coronavirus

Raleigh’s public swimming pools opened Monday, a day after parents were warned that children attending a local summer camp were exposed to coronavirus.

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Officials Confirm First Case of Coronavirus in North Carolina

The Wake County patient is currently in isolation at home and doing well.