Tag Archives: Wake County

Raleigh Goddard School owner charged with sex act involving 5 year-old

One of the owners of the Goddard School Raleigh was arrested last week stemming from accusations involving a statutory sex offense with a five-year-old child. Continue reading

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20-year veteran Wake County area teacher arrested on sex crime charges

A teacher who has been with the same Wake County area school for around 20 years has been arrested on various sex crimes charges involving students. Continue reading

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Wake County PTA Council holding “Diversity and Equity Inclusion Conference”

What do your Parent Teacher Association (PTA) dollars pay for in Wake County? According to an email from the Wake County PTA Council announcing a “Diversity and Equity Inclusion Conference”, those dollars may be funding sessions such as “Male engagement,” “Transgender 101,” and becoming an “LGBTQ+ Youth Ally.” Continue reading

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4th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Again Throwing NC Elections Into Chaos

In February of this year,  a 3 judge panel from the 4th Circuit Court of appeals threw out the congressional district voting maps just weeks before the state’s primary election.  Maps that had passed muster through multiple challenges were now null. … Continue reading

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Cumberland County Upset Their Supplement Isn’t As Big As Wake County’s

Cumberland County Schools is upset that their teacher salary supplement isn’t as big as Wake County’s.

So, the narrative we’ve heard from various sources is that North Carolina doesn’t pay it’s teacher enough. The untold part of that narrative is that the teacher supplemental pay is set by the individual districts.

Ok, so the teachers in Cumberland have a smaller supplement. The county sets that, so why not raise it? They have no problem paying their Superintendent generously, after all.

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2013-14 Scores: NC 3rd Grader Reading Proficiency 60.2%?

The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute has an article up at the PR Firm, EducationNC called, “Mapping NC student grade-level and subject proficiency by district, 2013-14”

I’m looking at this article from the perspective of a ‘setting of the stage’ prior to the release of the 2014-15 scores.

There is a breakout by district of reading proficiency percentages based on the Common Core aligned North Carolina EOG (End of Grade) test.

The article is preceded by a big map of the state with sliding menu items to look at various data points. One data point they have under the map is stagnant: STATEWIDE: 60.2%

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