Investing in Education
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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.
SummerSTEM Day One: What's Your Why? By Elise Saenger-Heyl What’s your why? This question is of vital importance in the education sphere and arguably in every business and industry. It drives every teacher and every student, whether known or unknown. Why is it that...
WakeEd’s impact would not be possible without the support and leadership from WakeEd’s Board of Directors. This group of local leaders provides expertise, perspective, and a passion for public education that drives our organization forward. That is why we are excited to introduce nine new members, who have joined the Board of Directors in 2018.
Podcasts are more popular and prolific than ever, and the educators at Stough Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh wondered how they could be used in the classroom. Better still, could creating a podcast become a useful learning tool itself?