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Panel discusses education changes as concerns linger

Panel discusses education changes as concerns linger

Local education advocates are still working to familiarize themselves with changes to the state’s education system after Gov. Pat McCrory signed the new state budget and legislation regarding Common Core… Read more »

New face leads Covenant Day

New face leads Covenant Day

Joel Uecker, Covenant Day School’s new principal, is still trying to feel out his new school since starting July 1.  The last month has focused on getting to know his… Read more »

Project Runway Sashays into Charlotte camp

Project Runway Sashays into Charlotte camp

Campers at Providence Day School’s Summer Programs sashayed down the runway in their own designs on July 18 as part of Project Runway camp. Providence Day School’s Summer Programs offers… Read more »

Education News & Notes: Aug. 1 to 7

Education News & Notes: Aug. 1 to 7

Area educator discovers new technology techniques  Rama Road Elementary School teacher Peter Panico joined 149 educators from across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom at Vanderbilt University in Nashville,… Read more »

Reading into the record books

Reading into the record books

Some students are splashing around in the swimming pool this summer, but Ballantyne Elementary School students are busy reading to help their school make it into the world record books. … Read more »

Giving them a chance to succeed

Giving them a chance to succeed

Area children are gaining literacy and character-building skills this summer as part of Freedom School on Providence Day School’s campus.  Freedom School is a six-week summer program of the Children’s… Read more »

Preparing for the future: Charlotte Prep invests in STEM curriculum

Preparing for the future: Charlotte Prep invests in STEM curriculum

Charlotte Preparatory School is taking a step forward when it comes to embracing science, technology, engineering and math for its students. The south Charlotte school recently invested approximately $225,000 through… Read more »

Charlotte Latin student takes 18th at national debate competition

Charlotte Latin student takes 18th at national debate competition

Try to avoid getting into an argument with Nick Verderame. The Charlotte Latin rising senior placed 18th out of 250 students from across the country at the June 19 Congressional… Read more »

Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

While her classmates were walking across the stage at Oven’s Auditorium to celebrate graduation last month, Performing Learning Center’s eLearning Academy graduate Eleanor “Ellie” Frith was preparing for her performance… Read more »

Reading beyond barriers

Reading beyond barriers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools educators have stepped up to ensure elementary students become proficient readers at their appropriate grade levels, using the summer months to make it happen.  The North Carolina General… Read more »