"Every Child, Our Child"

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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 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROPOSED 2015-16 BUDGET!
Click here to see a summary
Then make your plans to speak up at one of two public hearings on June 1st.
Invite your friends and neighbors to join you! Adequate funding is a must for our children.
 
MISSED THE FIRST JOINT SCHOOL BOARD/COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING?
Critical topics included: WCPSS Strategic Plan, Effects of Growth on School Site Selection/Construction, Financial Planning & Forecasting
Review the materials.
 
2015-2016 ASSIGNMENT PLAN APPROVED 
Learn more. Find out if your family is impacted by the plan.
 
COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION DASHBOARD NOW AVAILABLE
Learn about new construction, renovations, schedules and more. 
 
WCPSS FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN
Read more about the plan.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 1, 2015 

Speak up for the proposed 2015-16 WCPSS budget!

2:00 PM – public comment at the regular County Commission meeting, Wake County Justice Center, 301 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, Room 2700
7:00 PM – special public hearing on the budget – Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh 
 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – 3:00 PM
Board Work Session - magnets, projected enrollment
link to the agenda
 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – 5:30 PM
Board of Education Meeting
link to the agenda
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – 6:30 – 8:00 PM
East Wake Work Group
East Wake High School Media Center
5101 Rolesville Road, Wendell 
 
All meetings at Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Dr., Cary, unless otherwise noted.
 
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