The Wake Education Partnership and local chambers of commerce announced today that they are teaming up to sponsor candidate debates for this fall's hotly contested school board races.
The forums will be held:
* District 1 — Sept. 10, 7 p.m. at Wake Technical Community College's Northern Campus, 6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh.
* District 2 — Sept. 1, 7 p.m. at Wake Technical Community College's Main Campus, 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh.
* District 7 — Sept. 22, 8 a.m. at the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, 260 Town Hall Drive.
* District 9 — Sept. 9, noon at the Cary Chamber of Commerce, 307 N. Academy Street.
Three of the forums will last 90 minutes. The District 2 forum will run for two hours because of the large number of candidates.
The Wake Education Partnership, an advocacy group for public education, will develop the questions and moderate the events. The forums are open to the public.