Gov. Pat McCrory's budget expands funding for pre-kindergarten programs while House lawmakers passed a bill to restrict eligibility. Parents and researchers say the state's investment in getting children ready for school has already paid off.
Teams from Raleigh Charter High School and Jordan Matthews compete in the second semifinal round of Brain Game.
Michael Harris, a social studies teacher at Phillips Middle School was named teacher of the year in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro district Friday evening.
Wake County Board of Education members will likely decide Tuesday which building projects are most important for the county. They'll fine tune that list during their weekly meeting.
Staff Sgt. Robert Benson surprised his sons recently at Rankin Elementary School in Greensboro.
Wake County commissioners and board of education members met Thursday morning to continue discussions about $940 million in funds that would help build more than two dozen new schools in the county.
Wake County Commissioners could have momentum on their side Thursday when they meet with the school board on a bond proposal that would increase property taxes.
Keith Knight, a math teacher at Dillard Drive Middle School in Raleigh, is WRAL's Teacher of the Week.