WBT News Reporter Brett Jensen joins Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman talking about Tomahawk steaks, the ongoing hunt for a new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent and changes in boundaries and feeder patterns to accommodate new CMS schools, and the upcoming North Carolina General Assembly vote on whether or not to override Governor Roy Cooper's veto of Senate Bill 20 which would restrict abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
A confidential report by the company that sold its body scanners to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools finds it doesn’t catch every kind of gun. Listen Here:
Breaking Brett Jensen from WBT News, joins Beth and Bo to discuss the new interim CMS superintendent who will be named today.
Pete’s Twitter fight with an education activist is a perfect exampled of the emotional blackmail used to constantly increase spending. Listen Here:
A recent study by the National Assessment of Educational Progress shows that test scores across the country have dropped after the Covid-19 pandemic. NBC News has the story: The Covid-19 pandemic spared no state or region as it caused historic learning setbacks for America’s children, erasing decades of academic progress and widening racial disparities, according to results of […]
The pandemic school lockdowns gave parents a new (and sometimes startling) view into what their kids’ classrooms were teaching. It prompted backlash over things like Critical Race Theory, Radical Gender Theory, and poor performance. And now, voters will be heading to the polls to register their opposition – or support. From the Carolina Journal: School […]
Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board candidate Lt. Col. Bill Fountain (USAF retired) is running a campaign against wokism, Critical Race Theory, and Radical Gender Theory for the District One seat. Fountain is a former CMS teacher and said the district’s focus on social engineering rather than core academic objectives is harming students – particularly poor and minority […]
Brad Slager, columnist at RedState.com, discusses how businesses are starting to ignore journalists’ demands for them to take positions on controversial political topics. Also, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ clear backpack debacle.
At the time of this recording, 30 guns had been found at CMS schools throughout the 2021-22 school year. 30 is a record number for the school system in the past 10 years (previous high: 22 in 2018-19). “The fact that no guns have killed anyone on a CMS campus is nothing short of a […]
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?