The idea of attending a nearby school is very appealing to many families. However, the high levels of economic segregation found in our residential housing patterns make a neighborhood school model the story of separate and unequal. In a new report from the Brookings...Read More
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.
Americans are now confronted with two radically different visions of public education. Which vision ultimately prevails will go a long way toward determining the quality of the education available to future generations of children.
Read why “the private vision of public education is truly radical” in this insightful piece by Edward Fiske and Helen F. Ladd.