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. WakeEd Wednesdays is a new weekly video series produced by WakeEd...

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...

What Parents Need to Know About the WCPSS School Board

How do you contact your School Board member? How can you speak at a School Board meeting? In this episode of WakeEd Wednesdays, we share the most important things that parents need to know about the Wake County School Board. WakeEd Wednesdays is a new weekly video...

How Taxpayers Help Fund School Construction

How are schools funded in our community? What is a school bond referendum? These are just some of the questions that came out of the discussion between the Wake County School Board and County Commissioners this week. In this episode of WakeEd Wednesdays, we tell you...

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...

How WCPSS Will Reduce K-3 Class Sizes

In February, the General Assembly enacted a new law that gives school systems four years to reduce their class sizes in kindergarten through third grade. In this episode, WakeEd explains how the Wake County Public School System plans to implement these changes –...

LeVelle Moton on the Power of Educators

Above all, WakeEd Partnership supports teachers so they can achieve the dreams they have for their students. In this episode of WakeEd Wednesdays, award-winning basketball coach and WCPSS Hall of Fame inductee LeVelle Moton shares the powerful impact of Wake County...

Tech Impact Week 2018

This week, WakeEd Partnership had the opportunity to take part in Tech Impact Day in Durham, North Carolina. Tech Impact Day is a collaboration between Fidelity Investments and Common Impact that engages technology experts in giving back to nonprofit organizations...

How to Submit a Transfer Request

It’s February – that means it’s time for students to decide what school they would like to attend next year! In this episode, we walk you step-by-step through the transfer request process on the Wake County Public School System website. WakeEd...