Education

Inside CMS Police Command Center As District Implements Added Security

While kids enjoy Spring Break, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District is working to keep them safe in the classroom.

School Replaces Teacher Accused of Sending Inappropriate Photos to Students

A former Cleveland County teacher facing charges of sending inappropriate photos and text to her students heads to court next month.

Local Teachers Call For Self-Defense Training Following School Tragedies

Security cameras, locked doors, new ID badges: all helpful tools in keeping schools safe, but some teachers are saying they're not enough.

Transgender Students Ask CMS to Change Bathroom Rules

The students are asking to be able to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with.

Dr. Morrison Announces Proposed 2014-2015 Operating Budget

Employee compensation, increased choice and school support top priorities for superintendent. Read More »

Parents Search for New Schools as Student First Academy Closes Doors

Hundreds of families forced to find new schools for their kids are frustrated and running out of time as SFA prepares to close.

CMS Teacher of the Year Honored

James Ford is the first CMS teacher to receive the prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Award in 40 years.

Local Charter School Forced to Close

Student First Academy only opened in August, and now will close April 15. That's less than two months before the end of the school year.

Parents Want Repairs Completed Before Redistricting Begins

As Union County parents continue their fight in court, they worry their kids will be sent to schools in desperate need of repairs.

New Developments Could Bring 1,000 New Students to Union Co.

Residents and the mayor say the project would cause more problems in a county already battling school overcrowding.

CMS School Board Reluctantly Approves New Teacher Pay Plan

The new plan will give 4-year contracts and a $500-a-year raise to a quarter of teachers in each district state-wide.

School Closings for March 25th

Several school districts are closed because of Winter weather. Read More »

Union Co. Judge Rejects Temporary Restraining Order to Halt Redistricting

A Union Co. judge rejected a temporary restraining order that would have halted the controversial redistricting plan approved by the School Board.

Parents Sue Union Co. Board of Education to Try and Stop Redistricting

The redistricting battle in Union County is on its way to the courtroom. Monday, parents in Union Co. sued the county's Board of Education.

Union Co. Parents Hope Fire Marshal Letter Helps Legal Battle

Parents in Union County hope a letter from the Fire Marshal will help their redistricting battle. It says none of the district's schools are overcrowded.

Union County High School Hit Hard By The Storm

Parents worry a leaky roof in the cafeteria and a flooded bathroom are a new reality of redistricting.

Parents Plan Lawsuit Against Controversial Redistricting Plan

It's one outcome after a search for the next step at a Wednesday night meeting.

Unexpected Vote Approves Controversial Redistricting Plan in Union County

Children and parents were angry, some even crying, after the surprising vote to redistrict schools in Union County.

Union County Board of Education Approves Controversial Redistricting Plan

A controversial redistricting plan has been approved by the Union County Board of Education. Read More »

Parents Speak Out at Second Public Hearing About Redistricting

A second public hearing on redistricting Monday night brought out hundreds of Union County parents and students.

Union Co. Parents Voice Opposition to Redistricting at School Board Meeting

They're upset over the plan that would move almost 6,000 students to new schools to help ease overcrowding and manage new growth.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education Votes to Keep Spring Break Intact

School Board votes to keep spring break intact for CMS. Read More »

Union County Board of Education Hosts Public Hearings for Overcrowding Issue

The Union County Board of Education will hold two public hearings on the options to be considered to address overcrowding in schools. Read More »

Springfield MS Celebrates Black History Month

Hundreds of students in Fort Mill honored Black History Month by learning to keep the dream alive!

Students & Parents Ready to Rally Against Redistricting

Students and parents are gearing up to hit the streets of Union County to fight school redistricting.