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Wake County SmartStart has received vendor bids for early childhood equipment and materials for fiscal years 2015-18. Kaplan has been selected as the primary vendor. These bids may be used by other Smart Start Partnerships. A copy of RFP requirements and a summary of bids received are available. Read more

The Wake County Commissioners' budget includes partial funding for 8 new preschool classrooms opening the door of opportunity to 144 young children. Read more

Now Accepting Wake Pre-K Applications for the 2015-16 school year Read more

Child Care Quality Study released by Wake County SmartStart Read more

Recent News:

Duke University Study: Quality early childhood programs reduce costly special education later. Read more

WCSS receives $675,639 for Farm to Child Care Program from John Rex Endowment Read more

Video! Early Experiences Build Brain Architecture Read more