Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Locking down schools during the pandemic caused serious damage to student achievement, as measure by the National Assessment of Educational Progress – known as the “nation’s report card.” From the Washington Examiner: The biggest score declines were in math, which the National Center for Education Statistics said in a press release was the biggest decline ever […]

So, just how bad are things at the middle school portion of Turning Point Academy, the only alternative school for troubled students operated by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools?

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board member Rhonda Cheek joins Bo Thompson talking about the likelihood that CMS will drop it's mask mandate for the school system in light of the Mecklenburg County Commission lifting the county-wide masking requirement. 

WBT reporter "Breaking" Brett Jensen joins Bo Thompson with more on occurrences of police not being able to access school buildings when they need to, the "See Something" app in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools, and the Carolina Panthers hiring of new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo.

WBT reporter Brett Jensen joins Bo Thompson and Beth Troutman with breaking news of another sexual assault report being investigated on a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school campus, National School Violence day, and a book that is mandatory reading for 9th grade students that contains graphic content.

Are clear backpacks a serious fix to Earnest Winston's problems controlling guns in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools? Pete discusses in Hour 2 and welcomes in Rep. Dan Bishop (NC-09) to talk about Joe Biden's vaccine mandate...

In the first hour of the show, Pete talks about CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston's letter to parents on Friday about the rise of gun incidents in schools, and talks about how effective his possible solutions might be. 

In the third hour of the show, Pete takes CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston to task for his inability to control the issue with guns popping up in Charlotte Mecklenburg schools as well as not taking a stance on issues such as school funding and CRT. Pete also takes a caller to task who called him a negative radio host. 

In the second hour of the show, Pete continues to react to Charlotte Mecklenburg School's Superintendent Earnest Winston and his sit-down with WBT's Brett Jensen.

In the first hour of the program, Pete talks about the growing number of cases of gun possession and sexual assault incidents in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and talks about why he has an issue with how Earnest Winston has handled the incidents.