Monday, November 20, 2017
Katherine Ridenhour - Cabarrus cty - Cox Mills High School

Cox Mills High Teacher Charged with Indecent Liberties

A Cox Mills High school teacher was charged with 3 counts of indecent liberties with a student according to the Concord police department. Katherine Ross...
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...
Mark Robert Dexter - Rowan County

Rowan County Teacher Arrested; Thousands of Inappropriate Facebook Messages

A Rowan County teacher is facing charges of indecent liberties with a student. Mark Robert Dexter, 42, was arrested after a complaint was file with...
Teacher Arrests - Quiet epidemic - North Carolina - Education - Jane Doe

A Quiet Epidemic: What Background Checks Miss

How effective are background checks on teachers in North Carolina and what can be done to strengthen them? That's the question we're asking. Last week's article,...
Teachers Misbehaving

CMS Substitute Teacher Faces 7 Felony Counts [Updated]

A CMS substitute teacher is facing 7 felony counts of indecent liberties with students. Lamont Deshon Barret, age 31, was arrested September 13th in Lexington,...
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...
Larry Robinson - Union County - Quiet Epidemic

Union County Teacher Charged with 10 Felony Counts Involving Student

A Union County teacher has been charged with multiple felony counts that involve sexual contact with a student. Larry Robinson, age 64, was charged with five...
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...
Kevin Wade Moore - JRTOC Teacher - Durham Public Schools

JROTC Teacher Charged With Taking Indecent Liberties in Durham School

A JROTC teacher in Durham county has been charged with one count of taking indecent liberties with a student. According to state statute, taking indecent liberties...

Durham Teachers Reenact Toppling of Confederate Statue

A photo was posted to social media of a group of Durham teachers reenacting the recent toppling of a Confederate statue which stood  in...