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School Briefs – March 27, 2014

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Saturday makeup day canceled After reviewing instructional hours required for students, WCCPS is canceling the Track 1, 4 and single-track year-round makeup day scheduled for Saturday, March 29. Instead,...
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Good government is open government

As far as theory goes, North Carolina is a pretty open state when it comes to disclosure of public records and keeping public meetings open to the public. Our state attorney general, Roy Cooper, has stated, “The policy of the state … is to allow public access to the activities of...
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Look before you (statistically) lea

In late February, some 44,000 discouraged North Carolina workers suddenly disappeared. Relax. It’s not as mysterious as it sounds. What happened was that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its long-awaited revision of five years of household-employment data for...