Investing in Education

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Beginning Teachers: Join BTLN!

The Wake County Beginning Teacher Leadership Network (BTLN) is a teacher-led young professionals network that aims to empower and retain beginning teachers in the Wake County Public School System. Attend monthly meetings throughout the school year to develop leadership skills, learn education policy and advocacy, and participate in valuable, professional development with other beginning teachers. Register for 2018-19. LEARN MORE >

Four NC Communities Receive National Honors for Literacy Initiatives

The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) is recognizing four North Carolina communities for measurable progress on key indicators of early school success.  Read Charlotte in Mecklenburg County; Chatham Reads in Chatham County; Growing Moore Readers of Moore County and WAKE Up and Read in Wake County reported progress in 2017 for children from low-income families toward at least one CGLR indicator: school readiness, school attendance or summer learning.

STARS OF EDUCATION

October 10, 2018

Stars of Education, presented by PNC Bank, is an annual awards gala dinner to celebrate and honor those who form the backbone of a strong public education system in Wake County. 

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ENTER TO WIN HAMILTON TICKETS

We’re giving away TWO ORCHESTRA TICKETS to see Hamilton at the Durham Performing Arts Center in November – plus $150 cash! Enter our raffle for a chance to win!

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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Three Ways to Improve North Carolina School Report Cards

The recent release of the North Carolina public school performance report cards is a timely reminder that school grading is here to stay, so our state has a responsibility to make sure the formula is adequate and the grading system is equitable. North Carolina’s...

WakeEd Board Adopts Resolution Supporting the WCPSS Bond Referendum

The Board of Directors of WakeEd Partnership through its President, Steve Parrott, today announces the adoption of a Resolution in support of the Bond Referendum on the November 2018 election ballot. Press Release Board Resolution WCPSS Return on Investment WakeEd is...