Candidates won't officially begin filing for Wake County school board until Monday but candidate forums have already been scheduled.
The District 3 forum will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 14 at Church of the Nativity, 8849 Ray Road, Raleigh. The District 4 forum will be 7 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St, Raleigh.
The District 5 forum will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave., Raleigh.
The District 6 forum will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 8 at Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4921 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh.
The District 8 forum will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Carey C Jones Community Building, 309 Holleman St., Apex.
You can register online here for the events.
Whether all candidates attend, particularly the Republican ones, remains to be seen. WakeUP Wake and the LWV say they're non-partisan but they're more associated with the candidates who support the old diversity policy.
The Great Schools in Wake Coalition is a project of WakeUP Wake.
The League of Women Voters supported the old diversity policy and criticized the process used for adoption of the new school board election districts.