Articles & Letters

11/13/14 The looming teacher shortage that the General Assembly made worse 

“It might not be a surprise given the decisions made by the General Assembly in the four years, but North Carolina faces a teacher shortage in the not too distant future and lawmakers keep doing things to make the problem worse.”

11/13/14 Charter Day School relents, turns over salary data to the state 

“A group of Wilmington-area charter schools has given up on its fight to keep secret the salary information of its employees.”



11/15/14 Brentwood Elementary Named One of NC’s Best STEM Schools

“The State Board of Education honored Brentwood Elementary as one of North Carolina’s top STEM schools.”

11/13/14 Advisory Board Rejects 2016 Charter School Applications; Still Considering Others 

“On Thursday, the N.C. Charter Schools Advisory Board voted to continue evaluating those charter applications, but seven applications didn’t make it past the first stage of the approval process.”

11/13/14 CMS Attorney Denies Reports Stating he Began Morrison Investigation for Revenge 

“Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools attorney George Battle is firing back after reports claimed he had a personal vendetta against former Superintendent, Dr. Heath Morrison. According to the reports, Battle started the investigation into misconduct to seek revenge.”

11/13/14 CMS Students Sound Off About Superintendent’s Sudden Resignation 

“A group of Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school seniors took part in a panel discussion sponsored by MeckEd Thursday morning, and they sounded off about Dr. Heath Morrison.”

11/12/14 Newly Elected Union Co. Board of Education Members Excited to Move Forward 

“Four new members are set to join the controversial Union County Board of Education.”

11/12/14 School Districts Across North Carolina Working to Retain Teachers

“In the Triad region, a new report shows more than 80 percent of the teachers within city schools have left.”

11/11/14 Two CMS Board Members Seek Investigation into Morrison Resignation 

“At least two Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board of Education members want an investigation into Heath Morrison’s resignation.”

11/10/14 CMS Teachers Unite to Tackle Bullying Problem

“Bullying is a common problem in schools, usually among students, but now some CMS teachers say it’s an issue among faculty too.”

11/10/14 Durham school board to discuss later start times

“School leaders are expecting a lively discussion later this month when the Durham school board visits a proposal that could shift the start times at its schools.”