RALEIGH – After years of tuition increases at colleges and cuts in state funding, now is the time to talk about whether North Carolina’s philosophy toward higher education has changed, the president of the University of North Carolina system said. ...Read More »
STATESVILLE — A former employee at a school in Statesville has been arrested and charged with embezzlement from the school. The Statesville Record & Landmark reported today that 37-year-old Crystal Juanita Wilson of Claremont is charged with 13 counts of ...Read More »
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is making schools that will be closed in the upcoming school year available for lease. CMS said a bidding process will be used to choose who will lease the buildings, which are on the campuses of Davidson IB, Midwood ...
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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s current 100-charter school limit would end in a measure that cleared a Senate committee today, despite complaints by Democrats and traditional school supporters it lacks enough accountability to ensure opportunity for at-risk students to attend. A ...
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The Central Piedmont Sierra Club is asking Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to notify parents, faculty and staff of plans to build a plant that would burn Mecklenburg County trash. In a letter Friday to school officials, the Sierra Club, a critic of ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers and his wife, Mary Anne, are giving $4.1 million to Queens University of Charlotte to be used for a new science and health building, the university said today. The 56,000-square-foot, $17.4 million building will bear their ...Read More »
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association apparently has not been persuaded by a call by the Charlotte chapter of the NAACP to boycott Charlotte. Last month, the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called for ...Read More »
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Center City, a new $50.4 million classroom building in the heart of the city’s business district, has an executive director. Jerry Coughter is former campus executive officer of George Mason University in Loudoun County, Va. Construction ...Read More »
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 »