Tag Archives: school to prison pipeline

#NCED Updates: USED takes on sexual assault in K-12, CMS’ illegal survey, Guilford busing and more

This installment of NCED Updates includes the U.S Dept. of Education investigating sexual assault in K-12, local Quiet Epidemic updates and news from the State Board of Education. Also, Policy Watch gets per-pupil spending wrong, more on Guilford busing kids to the polls, CMS’s lawbreaking survey and Leandro updates. Continue reading

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NC’s Largest District Is Following In The Footsteps of Parkland

North Carolina’s largest school district appears to be following in the footsteps of Florida’s Parkland High School when it comes to ‘school discipline’ policies. Continue reading

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The School to Prison Pipeline and the Parkland Shooting

There are a lot of questions being asked in the wake of the school shooting in Florida. One question being asked about school district discipline policies is starting to gain traction.

The so-called “school to prison pipeline” as it relates to changes in school discipline and how school resource officers (SROs) has garnered the attention of many. Continue reading

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The Socialists In NC: Close-up of a Comrade

It’s a scary time in America. Socialists are everywhere these days.
In this installment, we’ll take a look at a familiar name in North Carolina activism who is also a Socialist affiliated with FRSO.  All the information below is publicly available with links provided throughout. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Policy Changes on Suspensions

As I mentioned last week along with ending the practice of naming a valedictorian and raising the price of meals, Wake County’s School board took aim at changing its suspension policies.

By the way, Rush Limbaugh had fun with the valedictorian bit on his show last week for those who missed it. I’m sure he’d have a field day with this suspension policy change.


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Local High School Assault Makes The Smoking Gun. Oh Good.

In case you missed it, an East Wake High School student bit off a large part of another student’s earlobe during a fight on a Wake county school bus ride on March 4th.

The story was picked up by Hollywood tabloid, The Smoking Gun, calling Romero a “Tyson Wannabe Arrested on Chomping Charge”.

Oh good. Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Video of a Fight in NC Schools – #nced #ncdpi

Last Fall, I wrote about the questions raised by how common place fighting in Wake county schools was becoming.

These fights were being recorded often times with cell phones and uploaded to a Twitter account called #30SecondFights as well as other social media platforms. It came out that Raleigh police had responded to over 200 calls about fights from Wake County Schools.

Well now we have the same type of thing happening in Mecklenburg.

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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