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
April 5, 2014 issue
 
SUPERINTENDENT’S PROPOSED 2014-15 BUDGET UNVEILED
Learn more about what’s in the budget
 
WAKE BOARD UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES RESOLUTION
Opposing the 25% Legislation and Supporting Equitable Teacher Pay
Read the resolution
 
WCPSS TO RETAIN CONTROL OVER SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM
Read more about the deal reached with the Board of Commissioners. 
 
WAKE TEACHERS TOP THE STATE IN EFFECTIVENESS
More than 90% meet or exceed student academic growth standards.
 
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

Monday, April 21, 2014
District 3 Board Advisory Council – 5:30pm
Wakefield Middle School
2300 Wakefield Pines Drive, Raleigh
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Board Work Session – 3:00pm
see the agenda
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 
Board Meeting – 5:30pm
Public comment – 6:00pm
see the agenda
 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Student Assignment Seminar Series 3- 12:00pm
See the materials
 
 
 
Click here for more info on 2014-15 student assignment info and dates.
 
Calendar/Early transfer results for 2014-15 school year
 
Guidelines for Speaking at Board Meetings
 
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