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.
For months, teacher unions across the country have pressured school boards and education officials to keep schools closed to daily in-person instruction. In North Carolina, the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) has waged a similar campaign with social media posts and emails that say “Who decides when schools reopen? We do.”
Last night, via a Zoom meeting. NCAE members discussed the “power that they have” and how to pressure N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen on an upcoming Zoom event over her plans to open NC schools to in-person instruction.
Posted in EDUCATION, EXCLUSIVE, LL1885, NCAE, Organize2020, Parental Rights, Wake County School Board
Tagged NCAE, O2020, Organize 2020, Remote Instruction, Wake County Board of Education, WCPSS
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.
A former Craven County Public Schools teacher has been extradited to face a charge of forcible sodomy in York County, Virginia.
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.
Posted in Big Ed Complex, EDUCATION, LL1885, NC DPI, NC Ed Updates, NCAE
Tagged 2020 Election, Catherine Truitt, Jennifer Mangrum, NC League of Women Voters, NCAE, Public School Forum of North Carolina, Public Schools First NC, WRAL