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Teacher turnover in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools fell slightly in the most recent school year, according to a report released Friday by the state Department of Public Instruction.
Sandra and Leon Levine are so impressed with the UNC Charlotte students who have merit scholarships they fund that on Wednesday the Charlotte philanthropists committed $13 million more to renew – and expand – the program at least through 2024.

The donation will fund the merit scholarship program through 2024 and expand the program from 15 students a year to 20.

Penelope Beth Crisp was most recently an academic facilitator at Endhaven Elementary.

Parents of students at the newly opened Palisades Park Elementary School repeatedly asked the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board Tuesday to allow their children to continue in a science, technology, engineering and math program when they get to middle school.

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Karen MappWhen Arlene Ackerman would be hired as a superintendent in a new district, she would of...

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