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4Others Foundation To Double All Donations to WakeEd Partnership’s Tools4Schools with new $25,000 Matching Grant

4Others Foundation To Double All Donations to WakeEd Partnership’s Tools4Schools with new $25,000 Matching Grant RALEIGH, N.C. —WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd) has announced a new $25,000 matching grant from the 4Others Foundation. The 4Others Foundation will match any...

WakeEd Partnership Announces 2022 Stars of Education Honorees

WakeEd Partnership Announces 2022 Stars of Education Honorees Boys & Girls Clubs President Ralph Capps, Academy Award Winner Ariana DeBose, Harlem Globetrotters Great Twiggy Sanders, PNC Bank Leader Jim Hansen Among Recipients RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership...

WakeEd Partnership Launching Community School Supply Drive in July

WakeEd Partnership Launching Community School Supply Drive in July Collected Items will go to stock the shelves at Tools4Schools, WakeEd’s Free Classroom Supply Store for Teachers RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd), a business-backed nonprofit organization...

WakeEd Partnership Awards $175,000 in Scholarships to Local Student Athletes

WakeEd Partnership Awards $175,000 in Scholarships to Local Student Athletes  Students from Apex High School and Green Hope High School named 2022 Pittard Scholars RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd), a business-backed nonprofit organization committed to...

Student Registration Now Open for WakeEd Partnership’s “Career Accelerator” Summer 2022 Program

WakeEd has opened registration for all Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) rising 10th – 12th graders who wish to participate this summer in a new workplace immersion program “Career Accelerator”. Career Accelerator, developed in partnership with the Wake County Public School System, will be offered to approximately 1,000 rising 10th –12th grade WCPSS students this summer at no cost to students and families.

Wake County School Board Candidate Forums Now Available Online Wake PTA, WakeEd Partnership, and The Raleigh Chamber Co-Hosted Candidate Forums This Week   Wake County, NC- The Wake County PTA Council, together with WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd) and Raleigh Chamber...

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WakeEd Wednesdays

WakeEd Wednesdays is a video series produced to simplify many of the complexities of North Carolina’s largest school district, the Wake County Public School System. With more than 180 schools, 160,000 students, and 11,000 teachers, WCPSS has a major impact on all Wake County residents regardless of whether they have children enrolled in the schools.

Student Registration Now Open for WakeEd Partnership’s “Career Accelerator” Summer 2022 Program

Student Registration Now Open for WakeEd Partnership’s “Career Accelerator” Summer 2022 Program

WakeEd has opened registration for all Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) rising 10th – 12th graders who wish to participate this summer in a new workplace immersion program “Career Accelerator”. Career Accelerator, developed in partnership with the Wake County Public School System, will be offered to approximately 1,000 rising 10th –12th grade WCPSS students this summer at no cost to students and families.

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WakeEd Partnership Board of Directors Urges Action on Leandro Plan, Adopts Resolution Calling for Full Funding from NC General Assembly

WakeEd Partnership Board of Directors Urges Action on Leandro Plan, Adopts Resolution Calling for Full Funding from NC General Assembly

WakeEd Partnership’s Board of Directors has adopted a resolution urging the North Carolina General Assembly to fully fund the Leandro Action Plan. The resolution calls on the NC General Assembly to “fully enact the policy and funding reforms included in the Leandro Plan to ensure that all North Carolina students have access to a sound basic education by the 2028 school year.”

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Lisa Mead Joins WakeEd Partnership as Fundraising Chief

Lisa Mead Joins WakeEd Partnership as Fundraising Chief

Lisa Mead joins the WakeEd team with two decades of non-profit experience in purpose-driven organizations as both a consultant and staff. In her career, she has been instrumental in raising awareness, cultivating strategic partnerships, and generating the support necessary to impact a variety of meaningful causes.

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Learning from COVID-19: What Principals Told Us

Learning from COVID-19: What Principals Told Us

In our first two articles on learning from COVID-19, we showcased the concerns and considerations of students and teachers in relation to their experiences with reentry to schools in the midst of the pandemic. As school building leaders, principals also have their own set of experiences and thought processes they bring to the table.

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Learning from COVID-19: What Teachers Told Us

Learning from COVID-19: What Teachers Told Us

It has been more than a month since Wake County Public Schools returned to full-time in-person learning with twice-monthly remote learning days. The turnaround for full reentry came at such a quick pace that there has been little time for teachers and other school personnel to learn and critically evaluate the most effective ways to deliver a hybrid model of learning.

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Learning From COVID-19: What Students Told Us

Learning From COVID-19: What Students Told Us

As North Carolina — and the country — debated how and when to return to in-person instruction, the primary focus was often on teachers and adult staff members, as they are more vulnerable than students when it comes to contracting severe cases of COVID-19. But too often, the voices that were noticeably absent were those of students themselves.

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