The RNC’s 2016 host committee received $67 million in contributions, according to media reports. Charlotte’s committee would have to raise a similar amount in cash and in-kind contributions, like donating meeting space.
Activists and police say the 2020 Republican National Convention may lead to violent protests and riots in uptown Charlotte, especially if supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump clash in the streets.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Superintendent Clayton Wilcox says he’s going to rein in school freedom because some aren’t setting high enough academic standards. He talks to the school board at a summer retreat.
The Republican National Committee said seven cities other than Charlotte North Carolina were interested in hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention. But for various reasons, almost all declined to bid.
Franklin Academy dropped longstanding wording from its student handbook saying students couldn’t talk about being homosexual, bisexual or transgender. School leaders say it was a misunderstanding in wording that they’ve clarified.
Republican National Convention: Look for similarities and differences from the Democratic National Convention when RNC comes to Charlotte, NC, for the expected nomination of Donald Trump to a second term in 2020.
The Republican National Convention site selection committee has voted Charlotte, North Carolina, as the winner of the host city bid for the 2020 RNC, ensuring that NC will be a focal point of the next presidential campaign.
How much economic impact will the 2020 Republican National Convention have in Charlotte? Supporters tout the RNC’s boost for the local economy, while more skeptical voices caution that the economic impact of conventions is overstated.
The Charlotte Area Transit System Tuesday unveiled detailed options for light rail to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, rail or bus to Lake Norman, and a possible tunnel through uptown Charlotte.
Enrollment has dropped three years in a row in North Carolina’s traditional public schools, even as it’s increased in charter schools, private schools and homeschools. Changes in state policy have expanded school choice options for families.
For months, Charlotte pursued the Republican National Convention for 2020 with little opposition from Charlotte City Council members. Why are some now opposed to the bid to host the RNC convention in North Carolina?
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Superintendent Clayton Wilcox built teacher goodwill in his first year by supporting their push for better working conditions and pay. He’s likely to test that loyalty in the coming year.
Charlotte City Council member Dimple Ajmera said Friday she is voting no Monday on bringing the Republican National Convention to Charlotte in 2020. She is the third council member to come out against hosting.
Research at N.C. State University shows that prospective teachers were worse at recognizing emotions on black faces than on white faces. The undergraduates also mislabeled more black faces as ‘angry’ and thought misbehaving black boys showed more hostility than misbehaving white boys.
High school students around the country are asking the College Board to rescore the SAT exam given in June because scores came in lower than expected. The test was easier than prior versions so a harsher curve was used to grade them.
Tariffs are raising prices for Charlotte construction companies, appliance manufacturers and even craft brewers. They’re depressing the value of crops like soybeans and threatening to raise prices for consumers.
In case actor Will Ferrell is ever in need of help finding more cowbell for a musical compostion with Christopher Walken, the Creighton University pep band has the fellow to assist. The band provided the background music for the school's Bluejays