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CHARLOTTE -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools attributes lower end-of-course performance among all demographic subgroups in nearly all grade levels and subjects during 2020-21 to challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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CHARLOTTE – Ericia Turner told the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education on Aug. 24 that she couldn't wait to start her new role as district athletics director, but she also had something else on her mind.

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Ardrey Kell High School’s Marine Corps JROTC program participated in a community service event Aug. 19 in support of the Second Harvest Food Bank. Cadets sorted and discarded can goods and non-perishables food items for families in need. Photos courtesy of James Barksdale

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Editor’s note: Jennifer De La Jara, a member of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education, took time from a meeting this month to express how the community can move forward on issues of racism and sexual assault. Her remarks were edited slightly for clarity. 

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MONROE – Union County Public Schools will hold a job fair to fill transportation and school nutrition services positions. Full- and part-time positions are available in the following areas: bus drivers, bus driver trainees, cafeteria managers and school nutrition assistants.

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted July 30 to approve universal face coverings in all schools and educational office buildings for the 2021-22 year, effective immediately.

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Students in Ardrey Kell High School's Marine Corps JROTC program presented the colors during a Purple Heart Homes event July 22. The cadets got to see the nonprofit present a home to a deserving veteran. Photo courtesy of James Barksdale

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[Editor's note: Jessica Cook was among four residents to speak out during the Union County Board of Commissioners meeting July 19 about the recently passed fiscal year budget. Here are Cook's remarks from the informal comments portion of the meeting.]

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CHARLOTTE -- The Ardrey Kell Marine Corps JROTC program performed community service July 23 in support of Loaves & Fishes in Charlotte. Cadets cleaned, sorted and stored the seven pallets of totes used to store non-perishable food items. Photos courtesy of James Barksdale

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SAN FRANCISCO – Providence High School alum Bhavana Veeravalli says she is grateful to have the opportunity to pursue her passion for animation without financial barriers thanks to a scholarship from DJ and producer 3LAU.

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CULLOWHEE – The N.C. General Assembly appointed Matthews resident Bill Brawley to serve on the Western Carolina University Board of Trustees from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2025.

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Ardrey Kell High School's Marine Corps JROTC cadets supported the March of Dimes in the distribution of over 100 pallets of goods containing pampers and baby wipes. The event took place Saturday at the Novant Distribution Center in Concord. Photos courtesy of James Barksdale Sr.

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RALEIGH – Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson and the Senate’s top officer are calling out leaders at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools after the state’s second-largest school system paid $25,000 to a top proponent of critical race theory.

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RALEIGH – Twenty-five years ago this week, the Tar Heel State legalized the creation of public charter schools. School choice advocates came together in Raleigh on June 22 to celebrate the milestone and highlight the impact of charter schools on families and students during the last quarter-…

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CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Earnest Winston has appointed Nancy Brightwell as new chief academic officer.

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CHARLOTTE – Michelle Pierce, a middle school computer science teacher at Mallard Creek STEM Academy, has been selected among thousands of eligible teachers as a 2021 Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Award recipient. Pierce will receive a prize package valued at more than $30,000, w…

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CHARLOTTE – Military Times ranked ECPI University number one in the nation in the career and technical college category of its best colleges and universities for veterans and military service members.