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Dept of Public Instruction NCDPI

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI), which works with with nine Regional Education Service Alliances  as well as with the state's 115 local education agencies, is the organization charged with implementing the State Board of Education's policies and procedures and the State's public school laws. Administering  federal and state funds totaling approximately $7 billion, the Department iicenses the approximately 100,000 teachers and administrators serving in public schools.

in addition, NCDPI has over 500 employees who serve local public school districts and schools through instruction, accountability, and teacher and administrator preparation and licensing, as well as considers which subjects and course content that should be taught in North Carolina public schools and develops a plan to assess sucess of these schools.


Hidden property tax information

August 18, 2010

What the Association of County Commissioners doesn't want you to know about your property taxes


Featured Entity

Wake County Schools

Based on our research and scoring model, Wake County Schools is the most transparent school system in the state.

The Wake County Public School System is a public school district located in Wake County, North Carolina. With 137,706 students enrolled in 159 schools as of the 2008/09 academic year, it is the largest public school district in North Carolina and the 18th largest district in the United States. The student population is projected to grow by 20,242 students by the 2010-2011 school year.