CMS votes to allow more in-person instruction for K-5 students

Elementary students will attend classes in person two days each week beginning Nov. 2, CMS board members voted unanimously Thursday.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 1, 2020

CMS to phase-in students by grade level for in-person instruction

School board members voted 6-3 to approve a plan that would transition CMS students back into classrooms over a four-month period.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 17, 2020

Parents, educators react to CMS metrics committee’s readiness dashboard

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' metrics committee presented guidelines to determine when students can transition back into classrooms.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 11, 2020

CMS to roll out meal program for students during school closings

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will provide breakfast and lunch meal bundles for students while schools remain closed due to coronavirus safety concerns.
By Katrina Louis | August 11, 2020

“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