Charter School Appeals Lease Termination

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools says it has the right to terminate a lease with Veritas Community School and use the vacant CMS building to serve under-performing students from Garinger High School.

CMS Terminates Lease Agreement with Charter School

Upset parents made their voices heard Tuesday after the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board voted to end a 10-year lease agreement with a local charter school.

Sheriff Asked to Investigated Superintendent's Company

Union County commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday asking the Sheriff to investigate the school district's superintendent and whether she misused county tax dollars.

School Board Wrestles with Prayer Policy, Aiming to Avoid Lawsuit

For nearly a month, the school district attorney has been crafting a policy that would allow people to pray, but won't end in a lawsuit for discrimination.

CMS to Vote on Charter School Lease Termination

More than a hundred students could be without a place to learn next year. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board is expected to terminate a 10-year lease agreement with Veritas Community School.

NC Sex Education Lacks Regulation

North Carolina state law says public schools have to educate children about abstinence and safe sex. But as WCCB Charlotte discovered, nobody is regulating the curriculum.

CMS Board Could Impact Value of Your Home

Voters will select three at-large members on Tuesday. And campaign talk of student assignment, and specifically, forced busing, is already making waves in the real estate market.

What's the Proper Role for SC Resource Officers?

SC school districts, and the law enforcement agencies that partner with them, are examining their policies regarding SROs and their duties.

CMS Takes Top Honors in Math

One day after the state reveals 37 Charlotte Mecklenburg schools are on the list of lowest performing, the district announces it ranks number one in math against 21 top national school districts.

Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board Discusses Magnet School and $6 Million Transportation Budget

Student re-assignment and magnet schools add diversity to CMS, but some say the school board needs to also invest in neighborhood schools.

Focus on Training for NC School Resource Officers

CMPD and surrounding jurisdictions supply specially trained, full-time school resource officers to all high schools and middle schools in CMS.

Gaston County Teacher Resigns Amid Investigation

WCCB Charlotte has learned an English teacher under investigation in Gaston County has resigned. The woman worked at South Point High School.

Students March to Stop Bullying

The students at Ridge Road Middle School joined parents and teachers for the "Make it Orange, Make it End, Stomp Out Bullying" walk Wednesday afternoon.

A Lot of Mumbo Jumbo: One Parent Describes Candidates on Busing

He says the at-large CMS school board candidates aren't clear about whether they support busing. He wants a clear cut yes or no from the people who want his vote. WCCB Charlotte worked to get that for him.

CMS Super Search Stirs Controversy

It's the most important thing the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board does. But hiring a superintendent is never easy.

Concerned Parents Want Say in Search for New Superintendent

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is overlooking black students, and parents want a say in choosing new leadership, according to Uptown resident Colette Forrest.

CMS Board Meeting Could Get Heated

A group of upset parents are planning to show up and voice their concerns over rumors the school board wants to extend Superintendent Ann Clark's contract.

East Charlotte Neighbors Concerned About Potential CMS Land Sale

Some neighbors living near an East Charlotte middle school are worried about a CMS plan to sell off extra land. The neighborhood wants to preserve a wooded area they're calling a nature habitat.

Push for Prayer at School Board Meetings

Cleveland County's school board says it needs more time to decide how to implement Christian prayer before future meetings.

Local School-Church Partnership Yields Results

Charlotte-Mecklenburg school officials are crediting a faith-based partnership for gains made at a southeast Charlotte middle school.

UNC Charlotte Student Workshop Addresses Racial Diversity

The workshop was started after allegations from students that staff members suggested there are too many black students in leadership.

Chester County School Superintendent Resigns

Dr. Agnes Slayman resigned Thursday night after a report surfaced saying she threatened to kill district employees and created a hostile work environment.

Concerns About Diversity Among UNCC Student Leaders

Concerns about diversity among student leaders at UNC Charlotte is causing an uproar on social media.

BBB Warns Business, Applicants After CMS Data Breach

CMS could face a federal fine after a data breach.

Budget Compromise to Fund Teacher Assistants

The state senate is expected to have its first vote Tuesday on a budget compromise that funds the positions.