Wake County Public Schools

The Wake County Board of Education’s Safety and Security Committee sit around a semi-circle of desks

Southeast Raleigh High School tragedy has district leaders searching for answers

BY: - November 29, 2023

The Wake County school board’s Safety and Security Committee took on a somber tone Tuesday, one day after a student at Southeast Raleigh High School died after being stabbed during a school fight. A 14-year-old student has been charged with murder in connection with the death of 15-year-old Delvin Ferrell. Another student was hospitalized after […]

Former Wake County superintendent appointed to State Board of Education

BY: - October 9, 2023

Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday appointed former Wake County Superintendent Catty Moore to an at large seat on the State Board of Education. Moore is a veteran educator who spent more than 35 years in the Wake County Public School System, the last five as superintendent. She fills the seat James Ford vacated last month. […]

As North Carolina school districts rescind mask mandates, a leading scientist and school board member raises a red flag (w/ video)

BY: - February 23, 2022

North Carolina’s largest school districts are revising mask policies this week, just days after Gov. Roy Cooper encouraged schools and local governments to end their mask mandates amid improving COVID trends. Wake County Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, voted Tuesday to make masks optional in early March. Wake school board member Jim Martin, […]