Sunday, January 14, 2018
Wake Register of Deeds Scandal 2017 - Riddick Ellis Murray Gearon

Former Register of Deeds Indicted For Embezzlement

The former Wake county register of deeds has been indicted on embezzlement charges after over a 9 month-long investigation into the disappearance of around $2.3...
NC SCHOOL REPORT CARD

New NC School Report Card Website unveiled by State Superintendent

NC Superintendent Mark Johnson unveiled the newly redesigned NC School Report Card website this past week. “The brand-new website, schoolreportcards.nc.gov, is a resource for parents...
Raleigh S Saunders Sunrise-2

Washington Post Strikes Out Twice In One Article On NC Taxes

Contrary to the article in the Washington Post this week, North Carolina has been nationally recognized for leading in the area of tax reform. To...
Nathan Persily - Special Master

Special Master Persily Produces Plan, Maps for NC Redistricting

Nathan Persily, the Special Master forced on North Carolina by a three-judge panel in the ongoing Covington v. North Carolina case over redistricting, has produced...
Durham statue - Durham Monument - Comrades - Vandalism

Radical Group Calls for “brave comrades” to support Durham Statue Topplers

A radical group called Defend Durham has a standing call on Facebook for "brave comrades" to show up at the Durham Courthouse next week...
GHOST VOTERS

Ghost Voters: CA, KY Join NC with More Voters than Citizens

California and Kentucky join the ranks of North Carolina and other states for counties with serious levels of ghost voters. What do we mean by...
Superintendent James Merrill - WCPSS

WCPSS Supt. Merrill Suddenly Announces Retirement

Superintendent James Merrill of Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) announced his retirement this past week at the Wake County School Board meeting. Merrill's sudden departure...
Asheville - North Carolina

Asheville Defies State’s Redistricting Order

ASHEVILLE – On the day that was its deadline for submitting redrawn voting districts to the General Assembly for approval, Asheville’s city government notified...
American Lens - Header - 2017

American Lens Celebrates 1st Anniversary

This week marks the one year anniversary for American Lens News. We launched in October of 2016 with a teaser trailer that documented Black Lives...
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...

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...
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Bonus: she has denied it too. But #journalism t.co/b7xsGyYzxW

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This entire moment is an unhinged garbage rant to rationalize blaming Trump. #journalism t.co/iChCudVJw5