Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools system is still in need of about 500 teachers.

North Carolina has ranked among the 10 worst states for teachers in a national study.

A new bill introduced could help North Carolina teachers with gaining school supplies.

The first draft of the new North Carolina budget shows double-digit raises for teachers.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board approved a $2.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 school year. The board voted 8-0 on Tuesday night. The budget will help students with social-emotional needs and will make teachers the highest-paid in the state. Teachers, instructional support staff, and assistant principals would be provided a 2.7% average pay increase under the new budget. The […]

Superintendent Earnest Winston’s 2022-23 proposed budget could result in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools workers being some of the state’s highest-paid. During Wednesday’s virtual school board meeting, Winston recommended an operating budget of $1.7 billion. CMS teachers, support staff, and assistant principals could see raises of more than 2.7%, and principals and non-certified staff could see raises of more […]

Teachers in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district are having to balance multiple challenges during the pandemic and some say their pay is not enough. In addition to dealing with a shortage of teachers and increased workloads due to the pandemic, teachers have had to deal with more lockdowns and school violence. Olympic High School teacher, Teila Hand-Broadnax says […]

Parents, as we send our children off to school, let’s remember to keep our teachers in mind. Rising COVID cases are leading to staff shortages and extra strain on those working in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Systems. Reports show 119 CMS staff have recently tested positive from Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. CMS also reported that […]

Although there have been concerns about the safety of returning to in-person instruction, CMS teachers and students will return to the classroom this week. Teachers returned today for a workday while students are scheduled to return tomorrow, Jan. 4. The district has acknowledged safety concerns and sent parents a voicemail addressing their plans to keep […]

Do you want to be vaccinated?  Well, if you are 65 or older, a school teacher or a school personnel, daycare worker, or a front line healthcare worker you can be vaccinated this Thursday at the Primary Care Solutions.  On March 4, from 11 AM til 4 PM,  Covid-19 vaccinations will be distributed to the […]

Should teachers carry guns in the classroom to increase school safety?  

Things got out of hand at Stone Mountain Middle School in Georgia last Friday when a teacher and paraprofessional got into a brawl. The whole incident was caught on video and the two employees involved, Milan Ethridge and Brittany Randolph-Johnson, were fired from their positions. They were also arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. In the […]