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Will CMS, Mecklenburg County special meeting Monday resolve budget impasse?

June 4. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education will hold a joint meeting with the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners Monday June 7 at 2:30 pm. CMS officials hope to resolve a budget funding impasse where the Mecklenburg County Board has underfunded the school system by a total of $81 million, according to CMS. Nearly half […]

CMS Education Centr building dedications to Dr Chris Folk and

CMS funding dispute heading toward mediation

June 2. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education will initiate the dispute resolution statute after the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved its 2021-2022 budget, which CMS said underfunds Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools by a total of $81 million. In a 7-2 vote yesterday, county commissioners passed a $2 billion budget for next fiscal year but withheld funding […]

CMS Education Centr building dedications to Dr Chris Folk and

FAQs: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools budget

May 18. There’s a battle royale under way over Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools funding. On one side is CMS; on the other side is Mecklenburg County government, in particular County Chair George Dunlap. Dunlap, who wants to withhold $56 million funding from CMS, said “If I throw a rock and I don’t hit you, some more are […]

CMS announces new event guidelines

May 6. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has revised its end-of-year activity guidelines based on Gov. Cooper’s Executive Order No. 209 that went into effect April 30. Under the new CMS guidelines, scheduled performances—including dance, theater, orchestra and band—will allow no more than one to two guests per participant, dependent upon school venue capacity. For indoor events, each […]

CMS increases the number of graduation tickets to 4

April 29. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is increasing the number of graduation ceremony tickets that will be distributed to graduating seniors. Up to four guests per graduate will be allowed For a full list of graduation dates and times click here. All ceremonies will be livestreamed for remote viewing. Families of students who do not attend the […]


CMS board of ed proposing $1.7 billion budget

April 28. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has approved a $1.7 billion operating budget for 2021-2022. It includes a county funding request of $551.4 million. It seeks a $10.1 million increase in county funding for investing in district employees, $9.7 million for student growth and operation of new facility space, $9.3 million in program expansion […]


CMS buses out and about with food, WiFi

Sept. 3. By Dave Vieser. The school buses you are seeing around town don’t necessarily mean that Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are getting back to normal anytime soon. CMS buses are delivering meals pursuant to federal food programs, while other CMS buses are being used to establish WiFi connectivity in areas with weak internet connectivity. “My […]