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Answering the call (access required)

Bruns Avenue Elementary had the lowest reading and science test scores in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system during the 2007-08 school year, and its math score was near the bottom. Absenteeism, tardiness and disciplinary problems were rampant. There were bullet holes ...

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After law changes, CMS sex ed the same (access required)

Mecklenburg County officials are challenged with addressing a growing number of HIV cases. In 2008, there were 55.9 cases per every 100,000 people in 2008, up from 44.9 in 2007, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...

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Tough assignment (access required)

As the fall semester starts this week, Charlotte-area schools and colleges are struggling to make due with slashed budgets while also trying to accommodate a growing number of students. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Central Piedmont Community College ...

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