Charlotte-Mecklenburg students are almost a month into the school year and it's been an eventful one already. Read More »
Sixty percent of North Carolinians are paying off student loans, and the debt is substantial.
Union County parents lost the redistricting fight. Now they're losing their tempers. Social media exploded this week with horror stories of kids sitting on the floor in classrooms and more than hour-long drop-off lines.
A carbon monoxide scare at a school in Northwest Charlotte reveals a potentially dangerous threat within the district.
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A controversial redistricting plan went into effect Monday. Parents opposed to the changes fought a lengthy court battle, but were unable to overturn the school board's vote.
CMS is celebrating the smoothest first day of classes in years. Superintendent Dr. Heath Morrison says there were no problems with transportation or technology.
A new elementary school focusing on science, technology, engineering and math is ready to roll for the start of the school year.
CMS is launching what's called the Beacon Initiative. The district will pay outside researchers hundreds of thousands of dollars to identify where schools fall short and come up with solutions.
Right now, CMS requires volunteers have a driver's license or social security card to volunteer in their children's schools. Advocates say that excludes undocumented parents and people who have prior convictions.
Wednesday, a judge threw out the injunction filed by upset parents who wanted to stop the redistricting process in Union County schools.
Parents are fighting to keep thousands of kids from being shuffled to new schools. Lawyers for the school board say the last minute tactics won't work.
The injunction filed by the group claims the Board of Education made changes to the redistricting lines behind closed doors.
Parents in Union Co. filed an injunction against the Board of Education, accusing the board of moving redistricting lines behind closed doors.
There's a new plan to give teachers in North Carolina raises, without forcing them to give up tenure rights.
Teacher raises now rest in the hands of Mecklenberg County voters. Commissioners decided to put a 7.5 percent county tax increase on the November ballot Tuesday night.
More money for teacher pay. That was the rallying cry heard outside the Government Center Wednesday night.
The North Carolina Senate is proposing a budget that would give teachers a big raise. But that plan comes with a heavy hit to our schools.
Mecklenburg County's proposed budget includes increased money for CMS, but not enough to give all district employees a raise.
"@704schools" had more than 1,800 followers and sent out nearly 400 tweets.
North Carolina senators are offering veteran teachers the choice between a double-digit pay increase, or keeping their job protections.
North Carolina teachers are ready to fight for their futures. It's a battle taking place in Raleigh, in the courts and in classrooms across the state.
City Council tweaked a proposed budget plan Wednesday night and could give more funding to two after-school programs.
Money for public education was front and center as NC legislators returned to Raleigh Monday.