CMS Schools

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.

In the second hour of the show, Pete talks about a Charlotte Observer story that says Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools had access to funds for metal detectors, clear backpacks and other ways to combat the rising number of guns in their schools and instead spent that money elsewhere. 

In the second hour of the show, Pete - a concealed carry permit holder - actually has an ironic way that CMS Schools could fix their gun issues inside their walls - calling the NRA.

In the first hour of the show, Pete talks about the gun that went off at a CMS School to start the week and takes listener reactions on who should we find responsible for firearms finding their way into educational buildings.

WBT investigative reporter “Breaking” Brett Jensen joins Bo Thompson with breaking news of more guns found in Charlotte Mecklenburg schools and his take on the North Carolina state primary elections being delayed until May.

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 Dr. Mandy Cohen stepping down as well as reacts to Brett Jensen's interview with CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston. 

Former Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney joins Bo Thompson in studio talking about the gun problem in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, gives us his take on the Astroworld tragedy, and talks with Lisa Crawford, Executive Director of Mothers of Murdered Offspring.

In the third and final hour of the show, Pete sums up the show conversation about how to fix the problem with guns in CMS schools and talks about the future of CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston.