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Media Releases


02.23.15 Wake Education Partnership Announces Rebrand as WakeEd 



12.16.14 Wake Education Partnership Received $40,000 Childhood Literacy Grant From PricewaterhouseCoopers

10.15.14 Wake Education Partnership To Host Stars Of Education Event,
Induct Second Hall Of Fame Honorees

06.19.14 Wake Education Partnership Elects Caroline McCullen as Board Chair for 2014-2015

03.11.14 Pieces of Gold Showcases Student Talent



06.27.13 Gary Greene, CEO of Greene Resources, named new board chair

06.04.13: Partnership awards nearly $75,000 in Teacher Leadership Grants

05.30.13: Five Wake County business leaders named to Partnership board

01.21.13: PNC Grant supports Wake Education Partnership



10.30.12: Virginia Parker receives 2012 Friend of Education Award

08.31.12: Three new business leaders named to Partnership board

07.03.12: Chris Bell, SunTrust VP, named new board chair

06.07.12: Four new business leaders named to Partnership board

05.21.12: Teachers awarded $80,000 in Teacher Leadership Grants



11.29.11: Two Wake County business leaders named to Partnership board

08.12.11: Rev. Marion B. Robinson receives 2011 Friend of Education Award

08.12.11: Local leaders offer examples of what it takes to close global achievement gaps

06.15.11: Fifteen Wake County teachers awarded leadership grants



10.14.10: Student achievement; Individual honors mark Partnership’s 2010 Annual Meeting

09.02.10: Business leader chosen as new Wake Education Partnership president

05.20.10: Partnership awards Teacher Leadership Grants to five in Wake



10.02.09: Malone tribute, world-class standards mark 2009 Annual Meeting

08.04.09: Local chambers, Wake Education Partnership to host candidate debates

06.05.09: World-class standards urged for all Wake County public schools

05.28.09: Six teachers win leadership grants for 2009-2010



09.19.08: Cynthia Marshall Named Annual Campaign Chair

05.07.08: Teachers Awarded Grants for 2008-09 School Year

04.02.08: Partnership and GRCC Propose Interlocal Agreement

03.28.08: Partnership Launches Annual Campaign



07.10.07: Teachers Receive Grants for the 2007-08 School Year

06.21.07: Partnership Names Leadership Board for 2008

04.25.07: Former Superintendent to Lead Wake Education Partnership

03.30.07: Wake Ed Power Hour Launches Annual Campaign

03.13.07: Teacher Grant Application Deadline Approaching

03.07.07: Pieces of Gold Showcases Student Talent

03.06.07: Student Artists Honored at Reception

02.27.07: Wake Ed Partnership Wins Target Grant for 2007 Pieces of Gold

02.12.07: Winning Artists Revealed for 2007 Gifts of Gold

01.30.07: Citizens Want More Ways to Pay, More Info on School Funding

01.18.07: Report Says Schools Must Pay More Attention Inside Classrooms

01.10.07: Broughton Teachers Win Jenrette Grants



12.06.06: Hundreds of Students Selected for 2007 Pieces of Gold

10.12.06: Annual Meeting Celebrates Courageous Leadership in Wake County Education and Business and Citizen Leaders Honored for Efforts in Public Schools

9.19.06: Wake Schools Win Challenge Grants

05 15.06: Broughton Senior Wins Scholarship Honoring Teacher

05 11.06: Executive Forum Connects Business Leaders with Wake Schools

05.04.06: IBM Executive to Lead Education Trustee Board

05.01.06: Community Leaders Tapped to Head Partnership Board for 2007

04.19.06: Business Partner Award to Celebrate Exemplary Efforts for Education