Tell It To The Judge

December 18, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

On November 6th, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Mark Johnson, and Department of Justice (DOJ) finally had their day in court asking for our lawsuit against the Superintendent to be dismissed.  As you may recall from earlier posts, we filed a lawsuit against the Superintendent (originally June Atkinson then Mark […]

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, […]

Talking About An Investigation

September 28, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

Throughout September and October of 2015, we tried working with the teachers and staff at NCVPS to fix the numerous problems our daughter encountered in the APUSH course, before resorting to public records requests in November 2015 attempting to better understand the lies and evasions coming from NCVPS executives on […]

The Buck Stops With DPI

September 20, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

One category of public records we requested from the Department of Public Instruction (“DPI”) related to contracts for the development of the NCVPS APUSH course.  On February 12, 2016 we requested the following: “All contracts pertaining to the development, review and/or modification of any Advanced Placement United States History (“APUSH”) […]

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”) […]

Revisionist History

September 5, 2017 ConcernedParents 0

As we have discussed in previous posts, NCVPS had a scandal on their hands:  the teachers they hired to develop a new A.P. U.S. History course decided to copy unlicensed materials from the web rather than create original content as their contracts called for them to do.  When we notified […]