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Summer reading sessions for Charlotte-Mecklenburg elementary school students are coming to an end this week, and leaders of an International House program for students learning English hope their efforts will again prove to be successful in boosting reading scores.
Anna Spangler Nelson, a Charlotte investor and civic activist, was elected Tuesday to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

View 2013-14 school racial breakdown, enrollment

See a school-by-school breakdown of demographics 2013-14 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Amid a swirl of uncertainty about state testing and school letter grades, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is about to release its own list of 14 chronically struggling schools that will be targeted for intensive aid.

The city’s largest health fair for uninsured children drew crowds large enough to sporadically stop traffic on North Tryon Street in the University City area Saturday, with some families showing up as early as 5:30 a.m. to wait in line for free health care.

North Carolina teachers struggling with low salaries and repeated pay freezes are being lured from the state with an appealing offer: For a substantial raise, come teach in Texas.

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See 2013 academic performance for CMS and Mecklenburg charter schools.

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