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Jan 21 2020
Wake Pre-K Walk-In Application Event
Sunnybrook – WCHS

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Wake Pre-K offers parents this walk-in event where families of children turning age 4

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Jan 22 2020
WCSS Executive Committee Meeting
Wake County Smart Start, 4901 Waters Edge Drive, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC, 27606

This is a standing board committee meeting.  For more information, contact Nancy Peck (919) 723-9275 or email npeck@wakesmartstart.org

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Jan 23 2020
Wake Pre-K Walk-In Application Event
Wake County Smart Start, 4901 Waters Edge Drive, Upstairs Training Room #204, Raleigh, NC 27606

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Wake Pre-K offers parents this walk-in event where families of children turning age

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Request for Proposals Now Open!

Seeking proposals focused on ensuring every child in Wake County, birth to 5 years, is prepared for success.

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January Building Blocks: All About Babies!

This month’s newsletter is all about babies and taking care of new parents!

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NIEER Report Calls for Increased NC Pre-K Funding & Expanded Access

As Wake County’s NC Pre-K administrators, we support this call to enroll more children in this high quality, life-changing program!
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2020-21 Wake Pre-K Application Now Open!

Visit our website to download and submit your application for Wake Pre-K in the 2020-21 school year!

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