The second source of data is the start times for each Wake County public school, which are recorded annually and were provided by the WCPSS
Debbe Geiger, mother of one child who has been in a multitrack year-round WCPSS
elementary school and two others in middle and high schools on traditional calendars, says that "all in all, it's been a very positive experience.
Approximately 65 percent of WCPSS
Title I Pre-K students have limited English proficiency.
Similar to McAlexander, Jensen's personal stake in the well-being of WCPSS
, as well as, her expertise in finance and business will make her a successful chair elect.
The committee stresses that WCPSS
must continue to investigate the reasons for these disparities (e.
serves more than 104,000 students from kindergarten through 12th grade in 125 schools.
The organization's efforts to create a better school system have placed more than $1 million directly into the hands of teachers, encouraged best practices throughout the school system and informed the community on the issues affecting WCPSS
NovaNet was first used in WCPSS
in 1996, and in 1999 WCPSS
received a 3-year federal grant to expand the use of NovaNET to all high schools.
EOG multiple-choice results for 2001-2002 show increases at all grade levels in both reading and mathematics.
Last year, the Partnership launched the first class of its Hall of Fame as part of the organization's 30th anniversary, which was created to honor former WCPSS
students and employees who made major contributions to the system.
Participation of WCPSS
students in AP testing has increased about 1% annually from approximately 16% in 1997 to approximately 20% in 2001.
For this report, students academic success in WCPSS
was studied, based on outcomes such as achievement test scores, dropout rates, and course enrollment.