Pine Lake Preparatory, the largest charter school in the state, completed the $20 million purchase of its 23-acre Mooresville campus Friday. Charlotte-based commercial developer Beacon Partners built the school in 2007, and the school leased the property until the purchase. Tax-exempt bond ...Read More »
From expanding facilities, mergers and acquisitions and the creation of new jobs, there’s been a spate of business announcements in Charlotte recently. Some say the announcements indicate that the region’s business climate is improving, but they are hesitant to say ...
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WILMINGTON — Gov. Beverly Perdue says North Carolina’s public colleges and universities are going to have to rely more on the private sector as the state grapples with budget shortfalls. Perdue visited the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s campus Monday. ...Read More »
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of buyers of stock of Strayer Education Inc., which has campuses mainly in the South and Southeast U.S., including in Charlotte. The suit, filed in Florida, claims Strayer, which offers undergraduate and graduate ...Read More »
Wingate University said it will open a $4 million satellite campus in Matthews in 2013. The new campus will be at Wingate Commons near Interstate 485 at Exit 52. It will feature a 26,000-square-foot building with 12 classrooms, a learning center and offices, ...Read More »
With some public schools in the county set to consolidate or close after changes approved this month, many in the public are wondering about the impacts. But the changes, such as shifting popular and high-performing academic programs from one neighborhood ...Read More »
With the board of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools scheduled to vote Tuesday, the final bell is about to toll for some schools as part of its controversial Case for Continuous Improvement program, a plan that calls for closing some schools. Faced with ...
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RALEIGH — The committee studying the best way to spend $400 million in federal education money is scheduled to meet in Raleigh. The 26-member Education Transformation Commission is set to have its first meeting today on North Carolina’s share of ...Read More »
CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina system is bracing for budget cuts next year that could put hundreds of people out of work. Multiple media outlets report that UNC President Erskine Bowles told the system’s board of governors ...Read More »