Education

School District to Replace Resource Officers with Private Security

The Chester County School District says it will replace School Resource Officers from the Sheriff's Office with security officers from a private company.

State Bill Could Mean Felony Charges for Teens

There's a push in Raleigh to make the assault of a public school teacher by a student an automatic felony.

Superintendent Ann Clark Takes Budget Proposal To People

Clark hosted the first of three community meetings on her billion dollar budget proposal at Hopewell High in Huntersville Thursday night.

CMS Budget Plan Pushes for Teacher Raises

Superintendent Ann Clark spoke about her $1.3 billion budget plan Wednesday at Pineville Elementary School.

CMS Looking for Big Budget Bump

CMS superintendent Ann Clark is asking for almost $40 million more for next year's budget.

Report Cites Multiple Failures In Rolling Stone Rape Article

Rolling Stone is pledging to review its editorial practices but won't fire anyone after a leading journalism school issued a blistering critique of how it reported and edited a discredited article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia. Read More »

New Bill Asks for $20 Million For Teacher Raises

Former CMS board member and new State Senator Joyce Waddell wants to boost salaries for veteran teachers.

CMS Explores Single-Gender Classrooms Among Magnet Options

The idea of single-gender classrooms in some Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is stealing headlines, but it's only one of several ideas for new magnet programs.

CMS Begins Search for Formal Superintendent

Board members started discussing the search process at a special meeting Wednesday night, but did not come away with a formal process for finding the next superintendent.

State Revokes Troubled School's Charter

The doors will stay closed for Entrepreneur High School. The State Board of Education voted to revoke the Charlotte school's charter Thursday.

Protesters Disrupt UNC Board of Governor's Meeting

Protesters disrupted a UNC Board of Governors meeting in Charlotte today, as the board discussed eliminating three community-supported centers.

The Secret Side of Social Media

Tracking down and cracking cases of anonymous threats made against local schools. It's the secret side of social media behind a growing number of threats here in our area.

State Board of Education Grades CMS Schools

Report cards are out, and less than half of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools made an A or B under the state's new letter grade system.

New CMS Superintendent Addresses Chronic Absences

Superintendent Ann Clark says the number of chronic absences is up about two percent in low-income elementary and middle schools. Those students typically miss 18 days a year.

Clark Talks "State of Our Schools"

CMS now has a new superintendent in place, and she is laying out her plan to keep the district moving forward.

Fraternity Members Charged With Hazing

Omega Psi Phi is suspended from JCSU's campus. Police arrested five of the fraternity brothers earlier this week. Detectives are still looking for Carlton Richardson.

Ann Clark Named CMS Superintendent Through July 2016

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted to appoint Deputy Superintendent Ann Clark superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools at its Jan. 27 meeting.

Charter School With $14 in Bank May Be Forced to Close

Entrepreneur High School in east Charlotte has 49 students. State law requires at least 65. The school is projected to be at least $400,000 in debt by the end of 2015.

CMS Yet to Officially Name New Superintendent

As WCCB News @ 10 reported Monday night, a source tells WCCB Charlotte that Deputy Superintendent Ann Clark will be named to fill Morrison's position in the next 60 days.

Students, Parents Prepare for Freezing Temps at Bus Stop

School children will be waiting for the bus in what will feel like sub-zero temperatures Thursday.

CMS Offers New School Choice Options

CMS students interested in attending magnet, career or technical schools have a little more than two weeks left to apply.

CMS Seeking More Teachers

CMS is trying to fill another round of vacancies in specialized and critical needs areas.

School Board Approves Student Assignment Plan

Two new schools, and two schools that will reopen, will help relieve overcrowding in Charlotte-Mecklenburg classrooms.

Battle: Days After Morrison's Exit Are 'Unfortunate Sideshow'

CMS Legal Counsel George Battle tells WCCB News @ Ten anchor Morgan Fogarty that fiery letter he sent to the school board probably didn't help calm the waters but he's not backing down off the message.

Students React to Morrison's Resignation

For the first time, we're hearing from students who say they were blind sided by Morrison's resignation.

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