Category Archives: EDUCATION

Ed Sec Devos and Lt. Governor talk about Education Freedom Scholarships in Raleigh

On July 17 in Raleigh, Education Secretary Betsy Devos and Lt. Governor Dan Forest sat down for a roundtable discussion with various stakeholders to talk about the proposed Education Freedom Scholarships.  Continue reading

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Durham Middle School Teacher Arrested In Drug Raid

A Durham public schools teacher has been arrested as part of a drug raid jointly conducted by Carteret County Sheriff’s department officers and the Morehead City Police department. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: School Choice Boom, CMS Supt. Resigns, New Hanover Schools Sued

This installment of NCED Updates looks at the continued school choice boom in North Carolina, the resignation of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) superintendent, and the lawsuit filed against New Hanover County Public Schools. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Race Bully Invited to Raleigh, Public School Exodus and a Dear John to School Choice Critics

A notorious race bully has been invited to lecture us all about our whiteness in Raleigh, the public school exodus continues, a ‘Dear John’ letter to critics of school choice and few other legislative tidbits and points of interest. Continue reading

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Wake School Board debates version of College Board ‘Diversity Score’ to reassign kids

If a high tide raises all boats, then WCSB’s ‘Diversity Plan’ is more like an undertow, dragging kids and families out to sea. Continue reading

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WS/Forsyth County high school Teacher charged with sex crimes involving student

A Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools teacher has been charged with sex crimes involving a student, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates – Equity, Unions, Ed Bills and that K-3 Assessment drama

This installment of NCED Updates covers the Wake County’s Office of Equity Affairs again, as well as what the National Educators Association (NEA) was up to at their annual meeting. Also included are some of the education bills that have moved along at the legislature, suggested reading, and a bit about the Istation K-3 reading assessment drama. Continue reading

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