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14 biggest private schools in Charlotte, ranked by the cost of tuition

Note: This story was originally published on August 22, 2017 and last updated August 28, 2018.  Tuition levels are accurate for the school year that began...

CMS has launched an anonymous platform for students to report bullying

Despite statistics that show most students and faculty in schools across the nation have witnessed bullying, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools found the rate of...

In the wake of the Parkland shooting, these area colleges and universities have promised no punishment for students that participate in walkouts

Following the Parkland, Florida school shooting, students around the country have been participating in school walkouts to make their position on gun control...

What’s happening with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and LGBTQ policy, explained

Any time a Charlotte government body takes up a policy involving LGBTQ issues, things get contentious. This was true in 2016 as the city discussed a...

If the CMS elementary school pairings work, these 5 could be next in line

Next school year, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will embark on a controversial but promising project — combining two well-regarded elementary schools with...

County inspectors find “C” grade conditions at 20 Charlotte schools

Not many places get public health inspections with “C” grades. But in the last four years, nearly half of them in Mecklenburg County were public...

Maybe CMS should let parents fix Charlotte’s struggling schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has spent millions of dollars and brought in countless new administrators over the past decade to try to help Charlotte’s...

Ardrey Kell is now our largest high school as south Charlotte real estate booms

Ardrey Kell High — the Ballantyne/Blakeney area school that opened only a decade ago — has just claimed the mantle of Charlotte’s largest public...

Is the $922 million school bond proposal in jeopardy?

The question on the ballot will be fairly straightforward, if long-winded. Do you want Mecklenburg County to borrow $922 million to build new schools and fix...

Mecklenburg County is considering a $77 million investment in public preschool. Here’s how it would work

Mecklenburg County is in the early stages of an ambitious project to get more children in high-quality preschool programs. In the short term, it would help...

The Charlotte charter school boom shows no signs of slowing

Charter schools have boomed in Charlotte for the past half-decade — and that growth shows no signs of slowing down. The city has been the epicenter of North...

Big changes underway at Sedgefield Elementary as Dilworth prepares to move in

Sedgefield Elementary has lost its principal and could lose its name as the school prepares to welcome families from Dilworth next year. The moves are among...