education

Educators worry coronavirus will have long-term setbacks for Charlotte’s disadvantaged students

“It’s Friday the 13th,” she said to herself, and just a few days after a full moon. “Lord be with us.” That’s how South Mecklenburg...

Photo essay: One year after deadly shooting, UNC Charlotte mourns virtually

The last time Madison Dobrzenski remembers campus feeling this empty was April 30, 2019. It’s painful day to remember for UNC Charlotte students like...

CMS is closed until May 15. Could it widen or bridge the digital divide?

This story was last updated at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, March 30. We’ll update this regularly as part of the Agenda’s ongoing coronavirus coverage. Any new...

What high school students learned from a Nobel Laureate who’s treated more than 40,000 sexual assault victims

Sadie Weiss was just another high school student in a Charlotte coffee shop recently, reading about the ways rape is used as an act of war in the Democratic...

Queens University is making SATs and ACTs optional for prospective undergrads

Queens University is making standardized testing optional for prospective undergraduate students. The move is a way to remove admissions barriers for...

Understanding the latest churn in leadership at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

On Friday morning the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board unanimously confirmed Earnest Winston as the district’s new superintendent. Winston had been...

Admission statistics for all 16 UNC system schools

Note: Michael Trivette is a co-founder of College Transitions, a Charlotte-based team of college planning experts committed to guiding families through the...

With Charlotte School of Law now closed, does the city need a new law school?

Editor’s note: A version of this story was first published on January 20, 2017 and has been updated. Does Charlotte need to have a law school? With...

How hard is it to earn admission into each UNC system school?

(Michael Trivette is a co-founder of College Transitions, a team of college planning experts committed to guiding families through the college admissions...

A breakdown of admission statistics at 25 N.C. private colleges in 2017

Note: Michael Trivette is a co-founder of College Transitions, a team of college planning experts committed to guiding families through the college admissions...

15 people who matter in Charlotte’s education scene

All of Charlotte is paying attention to the city’s education system right now as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools plots a new student assignment plan and...

Dilworth, Cotswold elementary schools to be “paired” with low-income schools under CMS proposal

After more than a year of discussion, planning and not a little heartache, leaders of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools unveiled Tuesday night their proposal for...