North Carolina educators are wearing red every Wednesday as a show of support for students & the teaching profession. Great Schools in Wake and many other groups and individuals are joining our educators. Why don’t you do what’s fashionable and show your support for...Read More
A new report by GSIW partner Advocates for Children’s Services (a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina) offers insights into student discipline practices and the “active school-to-prison pipeline” in Wake County’s public schools. “The State of the School-to-Prison...Read More
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.
The WCPSS School Board is discussing whether or not to end the practice of giving out a “zero” grade for work that is turned in late.
CONSTRUCTION MARCHES ON
School construction, real estate acquisition continues. Visit this WCPSS Facilities Department webpage to download a comprehensive look at the status of active projects.