Our school board has failed us

(COMMENTARY) As the CMS board undertakes the thorny issue of student assignment, every decision it makes will now be viewed through the prism of Tuesday night’s racially divided vote.
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2016

Should CMS extend Clark’s contract? Board splits along racial lines

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board split 5-4 Saturday on the best approach to finding a long-term leader, with five members saying […]
By By Ann Doss Helms, The Charlotte Observer | February 1, 2016

National expert leads panel on desegregation and CMS

Rucker Johnson, a nationally known speaker on poverty and inequality, will lead a panel discussion Thursday on the re-segregation of public schools.
By Ann Doss Helms, The Charlotte Observer | November 9, 2015

Is Colette Forrest on a personal ‘vendetta’?

In a Q&A with Qcitymetro, the Charlotte mom talks about why she has launched a public campaign to install new leadership at the helm of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
By Glenn Burkins | October 14, 2015

‘Stick’ Williams: CMS needs stability

Speaking at Tuesday night's school board meeting, the co-chair of Project LIFT threw his tacit support behind keeping Superintendent Ann Clark beyond her contract, which expires next summer.
By Glenn Burkins | October 14, 2015

CMS needs reading mentors

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is looking for mentors willing to tutor students in reading. The program is designed to help students on several grade levels.
By QCity Metro Staff | October 7, 2015