Category Archives: EDUCATION

#WCPSS Updates: Enrollment Caps, Busing & Teacher at center of $450k settlement resigns

This installment of Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) updates includes enrollment caps, busing and an update on the teacher at the center of a $450,000 settlement. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro, Istation, Help the MVP Math Dad, and headlines

Updates on the Leandro report by WestEd, the Istation reading assessment tool case and some headlines from around the state. 
Also, please consider donating to the legal fund for the Wake County dad who fought for students against MVP Math. Continue reading

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Second Rowan teacher arrested on child exploitation, indecent liberties charges

A second Rowan County Schools teacher has been arrested in connection with sexually explicit messages to a student via social media apps. Additional charges have also been added to the first teacher, who was arrested in late 2019, and a … Continue reading

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WCPSS high school teacher arrested for DWI with child in car

The first teacher arrest to be tracked in 2020 is a high school teacher in the Wake County Public School System arrested over the weekend on charges of driving while impaired with a child in the backseat.

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#WCPSS Updates: A $450k settlement, thermostats and a substitute defends herself

Welcome back, sports fans. The first installment of Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) updates for 2020 covers a massive settlement payout, classroom temperatures, and cleanliness and a substitute speaks to defend herself out at the most recent board meeting. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Reading Assessment tool battle continues, National and School Choice headlines

The first edition of NCED updates for 2020 includes an update on the battle over the state’s reading assessment tool, Istation, as well as several national headlines and school choice stories of note. Continue reading

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The public deserves to know about the de facto PR firms of the WCPSS board

It’s high time someone called out WCPSS’ unofficial PR firms: Public Schools First NC, Great Schools in Wake and the Wake Ed Partnership. Continue reading

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