The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board adopted new student assignment maps, impacting tens of thousands of kids and more-than two dozen schools. And while the district pays lip service to four guiding principles in developing the maps, the highest priority is quite obviously socio-economic status data. And, as it’s been for two decades, this SES data is […]

Tonight on Breaking with Brett Jensen Brett shares the biggest takeaways from today’s official vote to approve Dr. Crystal Hill as the full-time CMS Superintendent.

Brett Jensen from WBT News discusses the hiring of the new Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Superintendent. After a national search, it turns out the best most-qualified candidate in America was the interim Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

The censors are now coming for Roald Dahl’s classic children’s books – “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “The Witches,” “Matilda,” and “James and the Giant Peach.” Listen Here:

Tony Marino fills in for Beth and Bo on Good Morning BT (12/27/22)

The problem plaguing our schools are symptoms of what is occurring in the society. As such, the solution is not to simply increase funding. Listen Here:

Today on Breaking with Brett Jensen we discuss the continued ramifications of “This Book is Gay” appearing in a CMS classroom. Brett refreshes your memory with our original story about the issue + sits down with Congressman Dan Bishop to talk about his initial reaction to the story, what he thinks about CMS’ reaction to […]

Ro Lawsin is a candidate for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board District One – a race that was just upended after the incumbent announced that she had changed her mind and would seek re-election.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have been the subject of much ire from many people in the community, whether it was their response to guns in schools or poor student performance. Tonight on “Breaking with Brett Jensen,” Brett talks about one of the ways CMS to tried battle the gun issue — clear backpacks for students.   Brett […]

If it seems like CMS conversations are dominating “Breaking with Brett Jensen,” it’s because they are. As the 2021-22 school year comes to an end today Brett dives into the deep-rooted issues at CMS’ only alternative middle school Turning Point Academy, which often serves as an alternative to school suspensions for students who get into […]