About 39 percent of WCPSS students attended magnet schools between 2000 and 2006.
The WCPSS Transportation Department estimates that over the 10-year period from 1993 to 2003, using a three-tiered bus system saved roughly $100 million in transportation costs.
Approximately 65 percent of WCPSS Title I Pre-K students have limited English proficiency.
In the few months that we have had the Hatch educational technology systems in place, we can already tell a difference in our students' comprehension and language acquisition including expressive and receptive language skills - and this is a huge step," said Kim Jackson, a teacher with WCPSS Title I Pre-K Project Enlightenment.
WakeEd worked with the consulting firm Armstrong McGuire to rebrand the organization, creating a new strategic focus and a mission to engage, inform and mobilize the business community and community-at-large in collaboration with WCPSS to provide every student with excellent educational opportunities, highly effective teachers and strong leaders.
8220;WakeEd has a bold, new vision to make sure every WCPSS student graduates with the skills to succeed in a global economy,” said WakeEd President Steve Parrott.
WCPSS serves more than 104,000 students from kindergarten through 12th grade in 125 schools.
WCPSS students pursuing engineering careers broaden their mechanical engineering skills at such institutions as N.
WCPSS relies on SolidWorks' reseller TriMech Solutions for ongoing software implementation, training, and support.
Last year's Hall of Fame inductees included Bill McNeal, former Wake County Public Schools superintendent; Ann Goodnight, on behalf of SAS; Sherry Worth, lifelong community leader; Zach Clayton, president and CEO of Three Ships Media; David West, NBA player for the Indiana Pacers; and Elizabeth Grimes-Droessler, WCPSS senior administrator of the arts.
8220;Whether in the classroom or the boardroom, each of these honorees helped WCPSS take a significant step forward.
She works as a volunteer at Partners Against Trafficking Humans and the American Red Cross Blood Drive and has also sat on committees for Kids Voting Wake County and the Teacher of the Year Committee for WCPSS