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Kids Science Contests, Giveaways, Resources Inspire Invention

Indulge your budding scientist or inventor with these resources that keep enthusiasm for science growing.

Finding Tutoring Help

The best way to go about finding academic help for your child.

Encouraging Class Participation

Wake Students Build Support for a School-Based Health Center

A group of Wake County students with Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!) aims to help some of the most needy students gain access to health services close to school.

The 529 Savings Plan: What You Need to Know

Take advantage of this way to save for your child's future and get some tax breaks for yourself.

WCPSS Surveys Parents On Proposed Changes to Bus Routes, Schedules

WCPSS is asking parents to take an online survey to guage their opninon of proposed changes to school bus routes and schedules.

Ask the Teach: Is My Kid at Reading Level?

How to tell if your child is performing at grade level.

Parents to Get Primer on Wake Schools Choice Assignment Plan

Families may attend extended office hours and sessions for information on Wake County Public Schools System's Choice Student Assignment Plan. ?

Help Children Understand, Honor Racial Differences

Expert tips and museum exhibit help families talk about race?.

Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

Tips to help you protect your kids from sexual predators without causing them to fear the world.

Sign-Ups for Wake County Magnet Schools Start Dec. 5

Starting at 1 p.m., Dec. 5, you cn sign on to Wake County Public School System's student assignment website to apply for a magnet school for your child.

Test Anxiety

What can I do to help my child stress less about tests?

Video Games and Homework

Can too many video games cause poor school performance?

Pre-Enrollment for Wake County's 2012-13 School Year Begins Nov. 28

Wake County Public School System begins pre-enrollment for the 2012-13 school year Nov. 28 for rising kindergartners and students new to the school system.?

Food Fight in Congress Over School Lunches

A bill in Congress pushes for pizza and french fries on school lunch line, and our children's health could be at stake.

Applying to N.C. Colleges, Universities Gets Easier This Week

During North Carolina Application Week, Nov. 14-18, students get a leg up applying to colleges and universities statewide. ?

Wake County Magnet Schools Host Open Houses

Parents invited to tour schools and learn about specialized programs at magnet schools in Wake County starting Nov. 10.

Wake Magnet School Fair Offers New Choice Nov. 5

Wake County Public School System's magnet school fair? on Nov. 5 at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School will offer a new choice this year.

Wake Schools' New Assignment Plan Posted Online

You can now preview your child's choices for public school in Wake County for the 2012-2013 school year.

NC Film Premier Reveals Real Life for Wake Kids With Disabilities

A new documentary premiers in N.C. on Nov. 2, exposing what life is like for three Wake County school children with disabilities.

Triangle Fall Weekend Offers Free Events For Families

This weekend (Oct. 21-23), the Triangle offers lots of free family fun, from a cultural festival to concerts and craft workshop.

Wake Magnets Offer Parents an Up Close Look at Schools

If you're thinking of sending your child to a Wake County magnet school, you'll want to attend these upcoming events to learn more about options.

Join in International Walk to School Day Oct. 5

Head to school on foot with your child on Wednesday, Oct. 5, the 15th annual International Walk to School Day..

Wake School Board to Hold Public Hearing on Student Assignment Plan

Wake County parents will then have a chance to voice their opinion of the student assignment plan at a public hearing Oct. 13.?

Working on Writing Skills

Tips for better handwriting.

Response to Intervention Explained

Early intervention for kids having trouble learning.

Do Your Homework for Parent-Teacher Conferences

These simple tips help you get ready for parent-teacher meetings so they are productive.

Sept. 21 WCPSS Meeting Offers Update on Student Assignment Plan

Wake County Public School System adds a ninth community meeting on student assignment on Sept. 21.

Free Weekday Fun Offers Respite From Economic Downturn

Kidzu Children's Museum new outdoor program serie?s offers free fun, while a new state program hopes to quell childhood hunger in North Carolina.

Technology Trends in Education

Learn about technology trends reshaping your child's schooling today, tomorrow and in the future.
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Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.