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This week in CMS: Test results, enrollment and student assignment

The school board will get a report on the start of the 2015-16 school year on Tuesday.
The school board will get a report on the start of the 2015-16 school year on Tuesday. jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board will get a report on test scores, hear how the first two weeks of school went and delve back into student assignment this week. Here’s what’s on tap.

Tuesday: Full board

On the agenda: Report on the first two weeks of school, including an enrollment count, and an update on test scores, graduation rates and school letter grades released last week. Not on the agenda but likely: An update on the thrice-delayed state budget.

Public comments: Statements of up to three minutes on any subject will be heard. Sign up by noon Tuesday by calling 980-343-5139 or fill out a form on site before the meeting starts.

When and where: 6 p.m. in the meeting chamber of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St.

Follow from home: Get the agenda and a link to live video streaming at www.cms.k12.nc.us/boe/Pages/SchoolBoardMeetings.aspx. Meetings also air live on CMS-TV Cable 3.

Thursday: Policy committee

On the agenda: Discussion of guiding principles for student assignment.

Public participation: The meeting is open to the public, but no comments are taken.

When and where: 10:30 a.m. in Room 528 of the Government Center.

Ann Doss Helms: 704-358-5033, @anndosshelms

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