Project LIFT, the year-old philanthropic quest to pump $55 million into eight west Charlotte schools, got an enthusiastic reception from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board Saturday when it unveiled its plans for a groundbreaking partnership to transform the schools.Read the plan here.On Tuesday, the school board is scheduled to vote on a contract with Project LIFT. Read a draft of that contract here.
Mecklenburg Citizens for Public Education will be hosting an interactive debate with CMS School Board Candidates, Wednesday, October 19th from 7- 8:30 pm at the Overcash Center on CPCC Main Campus, in partnership with WFAE, CLT Blog... Read Post
As Mecklenburg County commissioners prepare for tonight's budget vote, Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board Chairman Ericka Ellis-Stewart has emailed them a plan for a "three-way partnership" to provide 3 percent raises to CMS employe... Read Post
CMS Waddell High School Closing Sudden Change of Plans The initial plan called for Waddell's students to move to Harding and South Mecklenburg high schools. But Charlotte Mecklenburg School System announced just two hours before a p... Read Post