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Ann Clark: What CMS parents need to know

Charlotte-Mecklenburg superintendent Ann Clark offers back-to-school tips, including a new requirement.

Education

Set those alarm clocks: Most classes start on Aug. 29

The 2016-2017 school year begins Monday for most public schools in the North Carolina – that includes 2,477 regular public schools, 167 charter schools and one regional school. While the number of students remains relatively flat this year, the amount of state money invested in public education continues to grow.

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Ann Clark: What CMS parents need to know

Charlotte-Mecklenburg superintendent Ann Clark offers back-to-school tips, including a new requirement.
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Ann Clark: What CMS parents need to know 1:43

Ann Clark: What CMS parents need to know

CMS gets the school year rolling -- literally 1:16

CMS gets the school year rolling -- literally

Charlotte woman receives Opportunity Scholarship for two sons to attend Male Leadership Academy 1:48

Charlotte woman receives Opportunity Scholarship for two sons to attend Male Leadership Academy

Myths and misunderstandings on CMS transgender plan 4:14

Myths and misunderstandings on CMS transgender plan