Take Back Wake: Filing begins today for all 9 WCPSS School Board seats

Parents and community members should be aware that today begins the filing period to run for the Wake County School Board.  Anyone can and should run.

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Law firm expanding investigation into sexual assaults of students in Guilford County Schools

The law firm representing a student who was sexually assaulted by a Guilford County public school teacher is expanding their investigations into the district in light of discovering additional teacher arrests, including “five of whom have been arrested just within the past year.”

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Lexington teacher resigns after being charged in hit and run

A Lexington City Schools teacher has resigned after been arrested on hit and run charges that left a motorcyclist badly injured.

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How reporting all facets of current events matters

It has long been the habit of North Carolina media outlets to report stories that cite seemingly random people, and in particular, activists, without telling the audience any background or details about that person or activist.

It’s been a long-standing habit of mine to fill in those reporting gaps because reporting on all facets of current events and it matters.  What follows is a juxtaposition of two such stories.

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Guilford County Schools teacher charged with multiple counts of sex act with a student

A Guilford County Public Schools teacher has been charged by Greensboro police with multiple counts of a sex act with a student.

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Law firms file suit against Guilford County Board of Education in Holland case

Two Wilmington area law firms filed a civil class-action lawsuit today against the
Guilford County Board of Education and the former Dudley High School coach and teacher’s assistant accused of sexually assaulting students.

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Former Yadkin County substitute teacher charged with taking indecent liberties with child

A former Yadkin County Public Schools substitute teacher has been charged with indecent liberty with a child.

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