“I get it. I’m a mother and teacher, too”: CMS teacher shares why she opted daughter out of district’s Plan B+ Remote

Dawn Bratton believes students should be in school buildings, but only when it's safe to do so. She enrolled her daughter in CMS' Full Remote Academy.
By Katrina Louis | July 28, 2020

School shutdown sends parents scrambling — in different ways

In Ballantyne, moms hire tutors and ponder private school; In west Charlotte, parents worry about internet access and supervision.
By Cristina Bolling, The Charlotte Ledger | July 26, 2020

CMS reopening with two weeks in classrooms, then fully online

"Plan B-Plus Remote" looks significantly different from the plans introduced during the school board’s July 1 meeting.
By Katrina Louis | July 16, 2020

As remote learning continues for CMS students, Read Charlotte launches free, online reading tool for grades K-4

With in-school learning halted because of the coronavirus, in-home support has never been more vital for young readers.
By GlennOaks Media | July 16, 2020

Gov. Cooper: NC schools can reopen at 50% capacity with in-person, virtual mix

Cooper also announced Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan is pushed back another three weeks.
By Katrina Louis | July 14, 2020

CMS leaders discuss reopening plans for upcoming school year

While school officials await direction from Gov. Roy Cooper on fall reopening, they discuss three plans during special meeting Wednesday.
By Katrina Louis | July 2, 2020

CMS suspends Ardrey Kell Principal David Switzer amid allegations of racism

The suspension was effective Thursday. Switzer will continue to earn his salary while the district investigates.
By Glenn Burkins | June 15, 2020

NC public schools closed for rest of school year, Cooper says

Gov. Roy Cooper extended N.C. school closings and unveiled a $1.4 billion Covid-19 relief package proposal.
By Katrina Louis | April 24, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends school closures through May 15

Governor Roy Cooper says he's not ready to give up on school year, but statewide closures are necessary to prevent spread of coronavirus.
By Katrina Louis | March 23, 2020

CMS suspends travel as Coronavirus spreads

The announcement came hours after Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency in North Carolina.
By Glenn Burkins | March 11, 2020