Category Archives: LL1885

Wake County Schools employee held on $1.5M bond related to sexual offense charge

A Wake County Public Schools employee is being held on a $1.5 million bond after being arrested on a sexual offense related charge. Continue reading

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NCAE letter to Gov. Cooper asks for “significant executive action” to curb COVID-19 spread

A letter sent to Gov. Roy Cooper this week by North Carolina’s affiliate of the teachers union the National Education Association asks the governor for “significant executive action” to “curb” the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading

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Iredell High School teacher charged with taking Indecent Liberties

An Iredell high school teacher has been arrested on charges involving a student and lewd text messages. Continue reading

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Parent sues Iredell-Statesville schools over special needs son’s alleged assault by teacher

A mother of a special needs child is suing the Iredell-Statesville Schools district over an alleged assault on her child by a teacher that occurred in 2019. Continue reading

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Chapel Hill Middle School charged with forcible sex offense

In November, a Chapel Hill middle school teacher was arrested on sexual-related charges that do not involve a student or school staff member. Continue reading

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NCAE strangely silent on teacher turnover report

The draft of the 2019-2020 teacher attrition report, also known as the teacher turnover report, shows the state has continued to lower its rate.  The N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) and their allies like Progress NC who had made the turnover report the crux of teacher pay debates in the past have been strangely silent about the latest report. Continue reading

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Alexander County Public School custodian used camera to peep in school staff bathroom

A custodian in the Alexendar County public school system was arrested in connection with placing a camera in the staff bathroom at Wittenburg Elementary School. Continue reading

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