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?

2014 NC VOTING GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE
Meet the candidates on your ballot
presented by the N.C. Center for Voter Education and UNC-TV
 
DRAFT 2 STUDENT ENROLLMENT PLAN AVAILABLE FOR YOUR INPUT!
WCPSS has released draft #2 of the  Student Enrollment Proposal for 2015 and beyond. With the passage of the 2013 bond and new schools being built, assignment changes must be made to fill those schools. WCPSS welcomes public comments as the School Board and staff shape this proposal into a full-fledged plan. Please take the time to visit the website to learn more and weigh in. And please share this with your friends!  
 
WCPSS FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS IS UNDERWAY
Learn more about the next steps
 
READ THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR NEWSLETTER & SUBSCRIBE
September 20, 2014 issue
 
NEW STATE BUDGET LEAVES WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS WITH $12.6 MILLION SHORTFALL
Find out why!
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4:00  to 5:30 PM
Board Work Session
Crossroads I, Board Conference Room, 5625 Dillard Dr., Cary
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 –  3:30 PM
Board Meeting
Public Comment at 6:00 PM
Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Dr., Cary
Guidelines for Speaking at Board Meetings 
 
Saturday, November 1, 2014 – 9:00 AM to NOON
Magnet and Early College Fair
Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School, 2600 Rock Quarry Rd.
WCPSS offers more than 40 magnet and early college schools. Great choices exist WITHIN our public school district!
Come to the fair to learn more. Click here for more information. 
 
 
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