More Videos

Olympic High’s career paths have won acclaim. But CMS leader says that’s not enough 1:23

Olympic High’s career paths have won acclaim. But CMS leader says that’s not enough

CMS promised an alternative to failing schools. Can families figure it out in time? 1:40

CMS promised an alternative to failing schools. Can families figure it out in time?

CMS' new Manager of Culinary Development addresses controversy surrounding his job 4:11

CMS' new Manager of Culinary Development addresses controversy surrounding his job

Residents make a final plea on student assignment 1:54

Residents make a final plea on student assignment

Bubba Wallace's take on Denny Hamlin claiming a flat tire at the line 0:55

Bubba Wallace's take on Denny Hamlin claiming a flat tire at the line

Mourners gather at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove 2:02

Mourners gather at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove

Work crews prepare for upcoming Billy Graham funeral 0:42

Work crews prepare for upcoming Billy Graham funeral

A visitor carries a bouquet to Billy Graham Library 0:17

A visitor carries a bouquet to Billy Graham Library

Graham fan broke down after hearing news of his death 0:49

Graham fan broke down after hearing news of his death

Visitors to Billy Graham Library bring flowers 1:12

Visitors to Billy Graham Library bring flowers

Observer reporter takes a parent's challenge: See what it costs to buy fifth-grader's supplies Ann Doss Helms ahelms@charlotteobserver.com
Observer reporter takes a parent's challenge: See what it costs to buy fifth-grader's supplies Ann Doss Helms ahelms@charlotteobserver.com
Your Schools

Your Schools

Covering public, private and charter school education, with the focus on CMS

From tennis balls to flash drives, back-to-school lists add up

August 11, 2016 06:00 AM

More Videos

Olympic High’s career paths have won acclaim. But CMS leader says that’s not enough 1:23

Olympic High’s career paths have won acclaim. But CMS leader says that’s not enough

CMS promised an alternative to failing schools. Can families figure it out in time? 1:40

CMS promised an alternative to failing schools. Can families figure it out in time?

CMS' new Manager of Culinary Development addresses controversy surrounding his job 4:11

CMS' new Manager of Culinary Development addresses controversy surrounding his job

Residents make a final plea on student assignment 1:54

Residents make a final plea on student assignment

Bubba Wallace's take on Denny Hamlin claiming a flat tire at the line 0:55

Bubba Wallace's take on Denny Hamlin claiming a flat tire at the line

Mourners gather at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove 2:02

Mourners gather at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove

Work crews prepare for upcoming Billy Graham funeral 0:42

Work crews prepare for upcoming Billy Graham funeral

A visitor carries a bouquet to Billy Graham Library 0:17

A visitor carries a bouquet to Billy Graham Library

Graham fan broke down after hearing news of his death 0:49

Graham fan broke down after hearing news of his death

Visitors to Billy Graham Library bring flowers 1:12

Visitors to Billy Graham Library bring flowers