Education

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.

Students, Parents Fight to Keep Charter School Open

Piedmont Community is shutting down it's upper school. Families say the decision is surprising and unfair and they want school leaders to hear their complaints.

HS Football Concussions at Epidemic Level

An NFL funded study found that high school players are most at risk, twice as likely to suffer a traumatic brain injury as a college player.

Parents Concerned About New CMS Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools announced a new plan this week to move more than 2,500 kids next school year to relieve overcrowding.

Association of Educators Supports Sales Tax Hike

If voters approve, it will bring in an estimated $28 million for CMS salary increases.

Where's My Money? - Teachers Still Waiting to be Paid

Teachers who worked at a now shuttered charter school in South Charlotte are still waiting to be paid.

Parents Weigh In on Sales Tax for Teacher Pay

A last-ditch effort to raise support for a tax hike for teacher raises. A quarter-penny sales tax will be on the November ballot in Mecklenburg County.

Local Politician Says Consolidation Would Keep Schools Safer

WCCB Charlotte was also there as Albemarle High School students returned to class, a day after one of their classmates shot and wounded another student.

North Carolina Ranks as Worst State for Teachers

Wallethub.com looked at salary, employment rate, and academic factors in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. North Carolina is ranked 51st overall.

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