A bill that would let two North Carolina suburbs create town charter schools forces Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and Matthews town leaders to confront tough questions. Results could shape school choice across the state.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools superintendent plans to ask county commissioners for $9 million for school fences, cameras and doors in hopes of deterring attack. He doesn’t want potential shooters to know everything about security.
Students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Union, Gaston and other local school districts joined the March 14 national school walkout. The 17-minute demonstrations for better gun control and safer schools took place across the nation.
Here is how Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and other Charlotte, NC-area schools are preparing for National School Walkout on Wednesday, March 14 in honor of 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.
Friday, March 16, 2018 Airolina Young Aviators Program, founded by Capt. Warren Wheeler, a Durham NC native who established the first African-American airline, wants black students to soar in the field of aviation.
Charlotte-area students, including these at Independence High School, joined thousands across America in walking out of school at 10 a.m. to mourn the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High shooting and demand safer schools.
North Carolina law makes minutes of closed meetings public, but Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools balked at providing them for a Sunshine Week project. The Charlotte Observer requested minutes from the CMS board’s meetings.
Kristina Carlevatti, the auto mechanics instructor at the high school for the last six years, has always hoped for more girls in the classes. About 16 girls signed up this year after the school offered an introductory class as a gateway to more ad