With the goal of focusing voters and the Wake County Board of Commissioners on the 2018 elections and school funding, Raleigh pollster Dean Debnam released a survey Monday that says 82 percent of likely Democratic primary voters think commissioners should have fully funded the Wake school board’s budget request. Debnam owns the nationally recognized, Democratic-leaning […]
Wake County Board of Education members are making clear that they expect millions more in schools funding from the Board of Commissioners, with details spelled out in an email from school board chairwoman Monika Johnson-Hostler to commission chairman Sig Hutchinson. According to the email, leaders of both boards have agreed to continuing discussions on funding. […]
Wake County school leaders were balancing their checkbooks Tuesday, after they did not get all the money they hoped for from county commissioners and state lawmakers.
Presented with the kinds of cuts Wake County schools face in the new budget year, school board members said Tuesday it was time to sit down with their counterparts on the county commission to once again present the system’s “acute needs.” In a school board afternoon work session, financial officer Mark Winters presented a pared-down […]