Education

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.

CMS Legal Counsel Fires Back on Morrison Investigation

CMS legal counsel George Battle, firing back after he says a school board member is spreading a lie about him and Heath Morrison.

Teachers, Lawmakers Call for Guns in Schools

Do North Carolinians want guns in schools? Some teachers and lawmakers do.

Why Did Heath Morrison Resign from CMS?

A source in the district tells WCCB News @ Ten anchor Morgan Fogarty that CMS legal counsel was made aware of the misconduct allegations against Morrison about six weeks ago.

Deputy Superintendent Takes Charge at CMS

Ann Clark is taking over after Dr. Heath Morrison's sudden and unexpected resignation this week.

It's Official: CMS and Superintendent Separate

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has new leadership tonight. Dr. Heath Morrison is out as superintendent after a controversial resignation.

Early Returns Show 'No' Vote to Sales Tax Hike

If early vote totals are any indication, teachers in Mecklenburg County will not be getting a raise.

Report: Investigation into Heath Morrison Before Resignation

We're learning more about a reported investigation that may have ended Superintendent Heath Morrison's tenure at Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.

CMS Teachers React To Morrison's Resignation

CMS Superintendent Heath Morrison resigned Monday and teachers say they had no idea it was coming.

CMS Superintendent's Letter to Public

Charlotte Mecklenburg Superintendent Heath Morrison, Ph.D. announced his resignation Monday.

Bonus Web Exclusive: UNC Chancellor Carol Folt on The Get

Only on the web, UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt talks to WCCB News @ Ten anchor Morgan Fogarty about why non-student athletes were steered into the fake classes and more.

The Get: UNC Chancellor Carol Folt

The NCAA could announce sanctions against the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill any day now for its massive academic fraud scandal. The woman tasked with putting the university back on track talked with WCCB News @ Ten anchor Morgan Fogarty about what's next.

Piedmont Community Charter to Keep High School

Parents in Gastonia fought to keep the high school program at their children's charter school open. Now, they want board members to pay.

UNC Investigation Finds Huge Academic Fraud

An independent investigation into academic fraud at the UNC-Chapel Hill finds the school pushed student-athletes to take phony courses.

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