Eastern Wake schools get new area superintendent

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Principals at eastern Wake schools start the new school year with a new boss.

The Wake County school board on July 23 voted to appoint Ed McFarland, principal of Fuquay-Varina High School, as the new Area Superintendent for eastern Wake County. Danny Barnes, who held the position for 14 years, retired June 30.

Area superintendents are direct supervisors of principals and act as liaisons between school leaders and the school board.

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