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#NCED Updates: End of March Legislative Updates & More

Some quick hits in North Carolina education news from the end of March include some legislative updates,  threats to schools continues to skyrocket, questions on what is the right level of security at schools, and Roy Cooper says he will push for teacher pay to be raised to the national average Рwhich keeps rising each year. Continue reading

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Many Social Justice Roads Lead Back To One Non-Profit

Many¬†Social Justice roads in North Carolina seem to lead back to the same place: Action for Community in Raleigh (ACRe). We’ll get into ACRe, but first, a look two closely tied sub-organizations. Continue reading

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NCAE’s ‘Social Justice’ Caucus Teachers Block Traffic, Arrests Follow

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) Social Justice Caucus, Organize 2020, was busy yesterday.

The teachers that make up Organize 2020 held some protests that began with around a dozen teachers making a 2-day, 20 mile walk from Durham to Raleigh. According to the N&O, the march was “co-sponsored by Organize 2020, a grassroots organizing group, CAPE, and the Education Justice Alliance.” Continue reading

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WCPSS Director Of Equity Affairs Leads ‘Discipline’ Forum With Fed Officials

The “school to prison pipeline” narrative continues in Wake County Schools. Suing wasn’t enough. Continue reading

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Community Organizer Worries About ‘School To Prison Pipeline’ – #nced #ncpol

I’ve written in the past about the ‘school to prison pipeline’ narrative.

The idea is that school discipline practices are discriminatory.

The goal, which organizers will deny, is to have a separate set of discipline rules for minorities and remove any type of police presence from schools.

The tactic is to protest using similar escalating methods like ones we’ve seen at Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter.

The difference is this time, it’s middle school and high school kids. With professional agitators supporting them.

Three groups have been involved in this in North Carolina – Education Justice Alliance, NC HEAT and Youth Organizing Institute.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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About Those Groups Protesting #WCPSS’s Black Student Suspensions…

Three groups are protesting Wake County Schools discipline policies involving black students according to an article at News and Observer.

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