Who We Are

A project of WakeUP Wake County, Great Schools in Wake Coalition (GSIW) is a community coalition of organizations, business leaders, parents and citizen advocates who are working to ensure educational excellence in the Wake County Public School System.  GSIW’s mission is to provide accurate information to educate the public about policy initiatives that would impact the quality of education, foster well-informed discussions about critical education issues, and advocate for policies that improve public education in Wake County.

What’s New?

READ THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR NEWSLETTER & SUBSCRIBE
July 19, 2014 issue
 
2014-15 WCPSS BUDGET STILL IN LIMBO
Find out why!
 
READ AN EXPLANATION OF WCPSS’ 2014-15 INTERIM BUDGET
Learn why it is necessary
 
NC SUPERINTENDENTS UNEASY OVER STATE BUDGET PROPOSALS 
Read why leaders of the state’s largest school districts are concerned
 
SUPERINTENDENTS’ POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
Read what the superintendents of 10 large NC school districts have to say on Common Core, school vouchers, teacher effectiveness and compensation.

Upcoming Events

Please join the district from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Jane S. McKimmon Center on the campus of North Carolina State University for a Town Hall Forum. Participants will have an opportunity to share their views on the major themes and guide development of the overarching goals of the district’s Strategic Plan. Click here to register.
 
Monday, July 28, 2014 – 5:00 PM
Government Relations Committee Meeting
Crossroads II – Room 1400 110 Corning Road, Cary, NC 27518
link to the agenda
 
Tuesday, July 29 2014 –  3:00 PM
Policy Committee Meeting
link to the agenda
 
New to Wake County? Find out how to enroll your child in school.
 
Guidelines for Speaking at Board Meetings
 
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