CMS approves renaming Vance High School in honor of Julius Chambers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board members voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of Julius L. Chambers High School.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 13, 2020

Vance High School could bear name of civil rights attorney Julius Chambers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board will vote Tuesday on a new name for Zebulon B. Vance High School in University City as part of district-wide review.
By Katrina Louis | October 11, 2020

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