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The superintendent’s request for $27 million in county money to give Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees 3 percent raises is raising early doubts among county commissioners, who say that’s asking county taxpayers to assume a state responsibility
Gov. McCrory will ask the legislature to provide $1.8 million to allow out-of-state veterans to pay in-state tuition at N.C. community colleges their first year out of military service.

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See 2013 academic performance for CMS and Mecklenburg charter schools.

Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.

Students will produce the 122-year-old Home News.

Some questioned Deborah Crowder's dedication to members of the Tar Heels' sports teams. Now, she is a central figure in the latest investigation of the UNC academic scandal.

Kendall Taylor approached her fifth-grade teacher about wanting to be a part of her brother’s reading and learning during class time. The result was a weekly “Reading Buddies” program.

The Observer sent questions to all candidates running for a seat this year on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education. Read their responses.

Listed in this database are the salaries (plus bonuses) of 18,858 employees.

The state's education leaders now say charter schools,  like other public schools,  must disclose...

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