Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Partisan Pencils - Education - Education Commission - Roy Cooper- Democrats

Roy Cooper’s Education Commission: Unelected, Partisan Shadow Group

Back in July, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced the formation an education commission entitled, the Governor's Commission on Access to Sound Basic Education. Cooper...
Hampton Marshall Boggs - East Burke High School - Quiet epidemic

East Burke High Teacher Arrested on 6 Felony Counts

An East Burke High School teacher has been arrested for submitting nearly $1,500 dollars worth of false receipts for reimbursement. Hampton Marshall Boggs, age 30...
John Anthony Crusoe - Recovery Fund Photos - Orange County Teacher

Orange County Teacher Arrested For Assault

An Orange County teacher has been arrested for assault on a female after officers were called to a home apparently on a domestic disturbance...
Criminals in the Classroom - Jane Doe

Jane Doe Case – A Criminals in the Classrooms Update

As part of our series on the quiet epidemic of criminals in North Carolina Classrooms, we featured a story out of Chatham County involving...
Teacher Arrests - Quiet epidemic - North Carolina - Education - Jane Doe

A Quiet Epidemic: Flawed Process, Broken System

American Lens has been delving into the quiet epidemic of teacher arrests, background checks and what districts are doing - or in some cases,...
University - College - Free Speech Zone

UNC Board of Governors Policy Protects Campus Free Speech

At a December meeting of the UNC Board of Governors, a policy to protect free speech was adopted. The Protect Free Speech and Free Expression...
Test - Bubble Sheet - Testing - EOG - EOC - Test Scores - Education

NC EOG: Alarming Minority Student Scores

The Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) recently touted NC EOG (End of Grade) scores as 'hopeful' and 'positive'.  A deep dive into the data...
Teacher Arrests - Quiet epidemic - North Carolina - Education - Jane Doe

Teacher Arrests in NC: A Quiet Epidemic

Over the course of the last six months, American Lens has chronicled teacher arrests and crimes in the state of North Carolina. In January, our...

White Supremacy Pyramid has Charter School Parents, Students Upset

A poster depicting a white supremacy pyramid which appeared on the wall of a charter school has parents and students upset. The white supremacy pyramid...
Scott Walter Curtis - South Caldwell High School

South Caldwell High Teacher Faces Obscene Materials Charge

A South Caldwell High School teacher is facing an obscene materials charge. Scott Walter Curtis, 44, of 20th Avenue N.W. in Hickory, North Carolina was...
Toney Waddell Feaster - Lee County Public Schools - Janitor - Quiet Epidemic - peeping

Janitor in Lee Cty Schools Used Cellphone to Peep in Bathroom

A janitor in the Lee County school district was arrested for using a cellphone to peep on another person while they were in a...
Zachary Daugherty - Onslow - Swansboro High School

Swansboro High Teacher Facing 9 Felony Counts Involving Student

A Swansboro High School teacher is facing nine felony charges involving a student. Zachary Todd Daugherty, 28, had been charged with six counts of committing a...
Digital Learning - ipad - NC

Digital Learning Grants Approved By NC Board of Ed

Digital Learning grants aimed at facilitating the creation and expansion of digital learning and teaching in North Carolina were approved last week by the...
Justin Biggs - Caldwell County - William Lenoir Middle School - Granite Falls Middle School

William Lenoir Middle Teacher Charged With Indecent Liberties

A William Lenoir Middle School teacher has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a child. William Lenoir Middle is located in Caldwell county...
Chalk - School Choice - NC School Choice - Charter Schools - Homeschool - Private School

NC School Choice Boom: 29 New Charters School Apps

NC School Choice is seeing another boom. Last month, 29 new charter school applications were received and are under review to open in the 2019-2020 school...
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