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 third man is sought by authorities.

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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.

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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.

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Yes, Trump is a complete @#$%, but…

The following is an opinion piece by Liberty Speaks.

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

It’s high time to connect the dots regarding certain “non-profit” voices that seem to always come out supporting the Wake County School Board or the Wake affiliate of the NC Association of Educators (NCAE).

I’m talking about Public Schools First NC, Great Schools in Wake and the Wake Ed Partnership.

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