The CMS Investment Study Group has unveiled a program that aims to generate $55 million in private funding to improve the education for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students in the west Charlotte corridor. Under a five-year plan, Project Leadership and Investment for Transformation will ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education has approved changing school bell schedules and reducing funding for its weighted-student staffing program as part of a plan by Superintendent Peter Gorman to cut $100 million from the district’s 2011-12 operating budget. The ...Read More »
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte said today it is adding a doctoral program in bioinformatics and computational biology. The addition brings the number of doctoral programs at the university to 19. The University of North Carolina Board of Governors ...
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Duke Energy Corp. and Siemens Energy today said they are giving $8.8 million to the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Duke and Siemens, both based in Charlotte, will provide about $4.5 million ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s chief teacher lobbying organization is suggesting it won’t oppose lifting the current limit on charter schools as Republicans take over the Legislature next week. North Carolina Association of Educators President Sheri Strickland said this week on ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit claiming legislators violated the state constitution by giving a private school millions of dollars to move to Charlotte. A three-judge appeals court panel will consider whether ...
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Assets in the North Carolina 529 College Savings Plan grew 34 percent in 2010 to $716.8 million, according to College Foundation Inc., which administers the plan. A year ago, the plan was at $534.8 million. The number of active accounts also increased 14 ...
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Faced with a $1.15 billion deficit between 2010 and 2035 rather than the $1.6 billion surplus projected in 2006, the Charlotte Area Transit System proposed Wednesday night to cut the Lynx Blue Line Extension project, ending the line at the ...Read More »