Local Legislators Dropping the Ball on Education

October 18, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

Six weeks ago, we met personally with each of State Senator John Alexander and Representative Joe John.  After many months of appealing for their assistance with NCVPS and DPI issues with no response, we scheduled meetings to more directly engage them in driving change at NCVPS that benefits the students […]

Government Inaction

October 16, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

As discussed in previous posts, we have been advocating for an investigation into the misconduct and broken culture at NCVPS for nearly two years.  Our requests for action started with the executives of NCVPS, and resulted in some inadequate changes to the APUSH course and in limited training initiatives on […]

A Broken Education System Runs Deep and Wide

October 6, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

It is almost a given that when you begin investigating a corrupt organization, you run across evidence of new issues you did not know existed.  No surprise, NCVPS is just such an organization.  While reviewing documents provided to us in response to our public records requests for the APUSH course, […]

June Atkinson In Charge

September 18, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

On August 20, 2016, we sent an email to every member of the State Board of Education (“SBE”) that read as follows: “Members of the NC State Board of Education, Attached please find a letter documenting the facts surrounding the deplorable condition of the Advanced Placement United States History (“APUSH”) […]

NCVPS Blocks Citizens From Emailing Government Employees

August 31, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

North Carolina government employees finally took some action to respond to allegations of misconduct at NCVPS.   They are now blocking Concerned Parents from sending emails to anyone with an email address @ncpublicschools.gov.  Just think about this for a moment, a government agency is now blocking North Carolina citizens from […]

Caught in a Web of Lies

August 30, 2017 ConcernedParents 1

“We will listen to them tomorrow, reiterate all the things we are doing, but they will not be happy with anything we say.” – M. Lourcey 10/28/15 This was NCVPS Chief Academic Officer Michelle Lourcey’s state of mind as she communicated to Eliz Colbert about the conference call planned with […]