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Four teams from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are among eight area squads qualifying for the state championships in the Twelve event, sponsored by the N.C. Association for Scholastic Activities. Twelve is an academic competition testing students’ knowledge of core curriculum subjects.
A new letter from the commission that accredits UNC-Chapel Hill cites 18 standards, such as academic integrity and control of athletics, that need further examination.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is relocating and expanding a nontraditional high school that serves students who haven’t succeeded on a typical campus.

Terri Cockerham, the chief human resources officer of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, is retiring this week, Deputy Superintendent Ann Clark said.

A hearing officer ruled this week that York Preparatory Academy and the South Carolina Public Charter School District provided a student with Down syndrome a “fair and appropriate public education,” as guaranteed by federal law, despite his mother’s claims to the contrary.

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