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Trent Merchant's e-mail on CMS closure vote

Trent Merchant On Sunday evening, CMS board member Trent Merchant sent an e-mail to his fellow board members urging them to "take no action on the Waddell-Harding-Smith-Berry-South Meck piece of the staff recommendation and the board alternative that has been assembled." He says he would rather delay the decision until next spring for the 2012-13 school year. Board Chair Eric Davis, however, reiterated Sunday night that he intends to go through with the vote on Tuesday.
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Merchant/James email battle: Trying again

United States / Charlotte : Paper Trail (4 years ago)

Some of you no doubt wonder what's going on with yesterday's blog on the fiesty email exchange between Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member Trent Merchant and Mecklenburg County Commissioner Bill James. About the time that read... Read Post

Merchant v. James: Email smackdown

United States / Charlotte : Paper Trail (4 years ago)

After Mecklenburg County Commissioner Bill James accused Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member Tim Morgan of casting the swing vote for a "tsunami of a tax increase," board member Trent Merchant rallied to his colleague's side w... Read Post

CMS, the City, and Priorities

United States / Charlotte : The Meck Deck (4 years ago)

CMS board member Trent Merchant yesterday wrote members of the Charlotte city council looking for answers on the proposal to get the city of out the school safety business. In other words, yet another concrete opportunity for the ci... Read Post

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