Wake County school board member Keith Sutton poses a question as the Wake County Board of Commissioners and the Wake County school board have a joint meeting at the Chamber of Commerce offices in downtown Raleigh, NC on March 21, 2013.
Wake County school board member Keith Sutton poses a question as the Wake County Board of Commissioners and the Wake County school board have a joint meeting at the Chamber of Commerce offices in downtown Raleigh, NC on March 21, 2013. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Wake County school board member Keith Sutton poses a question as the Wake County Board of Commissioners and the Wake County school board have a joint meeting at the Chamber of Commerce offices in downtown Raleigh, NC on March 21, 2013. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

T. Keung Hui has covered K-12 education for the News & Observer since 1999, helping parents, students, school employees and the community understand the vital role education plays in North Carolina. His primary focus is Wake County, but he also covers statewide education issues.