Friday, May 18, 2018
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...
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...

New Hanover Teacher Charged with DWI; Resigns

A New Hanover teacher has been charged with DWI, reckless driving and is also now being investigated for possible inappropriate relationships with two male...
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...
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...
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...
Your Politics - Classrooms - Education

Opinion: Your Politics Have No Place In Our Kids Classrooms

Dear Schools, Teachers, and Administrators: Your politics have no place in our kid's classrooms. Not only is it state policy to keep personal politics out...
Michael Harrison Lowman - Burke County

Burke County Teacher Arrested on 2nd Degree Child Exploitation Charges

A Burke County teacher had been arrested on two counts of second degree child exploitation charges. Michael Harrison Lowman, 31, of Rector Street in Valdese,...
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...
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,...

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...

Ledford High coach arrested, charged with assault on a female

A Ledford High School football coach was arrested last week and charged with assault on a female. Ledford High School is located in Davidson...

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...
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,...
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,...
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Stop projecting, Tom. t.co/BmaHWEKq4P

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Update: Report is now a teacher pulled the fire alarm to sound a warning. This likely gave Pagoutzis more targets… t.co/VwYN4SqNf1

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Be cautious of the information put out today by media about #SantaFeHighSchool The media will do what it does well… t.co/EYupjxDAoh