Wake County School Board Race Candidate List; 4 out of 9 seats unchallenged (updated)

The candidate filing for the Wake County School Board races closed on July 6 with no challenger filing for four out of the nine district seats.  So, who filed and where?

There is an update to this article: Jim Martin in District 5 has a write-in challenger. Read more in the update at the bottom of this article.

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Raleigh Montessori teacher arrested for child sex crime charges pleads guilty

A former teacher at the Montessori School in Raleigh arrested in 2017 on over 30 child sex crime charges took a deal and entered a guilty plea this past August.

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Craven County Public Schools teacher extradited to Virginia on forcible sodomy charge

A former Craven County Public Schools teacher has been extradited to face a charge of forcible sodomy in York County, Virginia.

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NCAE regional representative boasts about sending “White Fragility” book to State Supt.

A regional representative of the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) boasted in a tweet about sending a book called “White Fragility” to outgoing Supt. Mark Johnson.

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Supt. Candidate forum highlights divide between support for systems versus students

Last week, the two candidates for N.C. State Superintendent of Schools participated in a candidate forum between the candidates, Republican Catherine Truitt and Democrat Jennifer Mangrum.

Through the questions asked, a stark difference between the two candidates became clear: Mangrum, backed by the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), supports systems and the status quo, whereas Truitt consistently seemed back whatever choice best fit students.

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Orange County Schools “Equity” resolution includes Black Lives Matter

The Orange County Public Schools Board of Education recently passed a resolution that includes “next steps” towards “equity in education” for the district. That resolution includes phrasing about the Black Lives Matter movement.

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NCAE President promotes “Pledge to Participate” in Black Lives Matter at School “Year of Purpose”

The president of the N.C. Association of Educators is actively promoting a petition where teachers must pledge to participate in social justice and political activism in the classroom through “Black Lives Matter at School’s Year of Purpose” activities.
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Records request reveals ‘Whiteness in Ed Spaces,” “Affinity groups” at WCPSS EdCamp Equity

A recently returned records request for materials from an “EdCamp Equity” event held at a  Wake County Public Schools middle school earlier this year reveals discussion sessions on “whiteness in Ed spaces,” “microaggressions at work,” and forming “Affinity Groups.”

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