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WCPSS Makes Historic Funding Increase Request

The Wake County Public School System has prepared a budget that includes an increase of $58.9 million in new spending over the current budget. Watch this brief video to learn more about the budget. Thanks for...

Strong Schools, Strong Commumities

Dollars invested in schools stay in our community and provide an economic engine in Wake County. Did you know that a strong public school system generates up to $1.6 billion in additional lifetime incomes for graduates? High-quality public education also leads to increased home values and reduced taxpayer costs across the county.

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Historic WCPSS budget request mostly funds status quo

The Wake County school board received a budget presentation last night with the highest increase in local funding ever requested, and more than 80 percent of that requested increase maintains the status quo. The $58.9 million increase in spending from Wake County...

K-3 Class Size Implementation Work Begins in WCPSS

UPDATE: The WCPSS School Board voted unanimously to approve the plan described below at its April 10, 2018 meeting.  There is no “one size fits all” solution for implementing the K-3 class size reduction law in Wake County Public Schools. That was the message from...

SummerSTEM: Changing School Culture Through Project-Based Learning

By Grace Jackson | English Teacher, Enloe Magnet High School On November 15th, my professional Learning Team (PLT) at Enloe Magnet High School was granted the opportunity to visit Vernon Malone College and Career Academy. We established this cross-disciplinary PLT...