10-5-12 Supt. Heath Morrison holds a town hall meeting with about 50 people at Hopewell High.
9-13-12 Longtime Fellowship leader John Andrews is dead.
11-8-11 An election-night Thank You to all candidates in the school board election, and congratulations to the winners.
11-10-11 Swann board meets to review election results.
9-12-11 Board candidates are interviewed; watch their responses to 10 questions.
6-9-11 Steve Johnston on what type of leader should follow Peter Gorman.
3-18-11 Gary Orfield reports on segregation and inequality
2-20-11 Map shows Focus middle schools for 2011-12.
2-8-11 School board decisions on budget cuts.
2-1-11 Wake school board chair Ron Margiotta on student assignment.
1-27-11 Supt. Peter Gorman quoted on how to treat children.
1-9-11 An open letter to the community about school budgeting.
10-16-10 March to the Square draws about 200 parents and children to protest closings and other proposed changes to schools.
10-14-10 Point to Ponder: How CMS Comprehensive Plan is developing is reprehensible.
10-13-10 The Charlotte Post coverage of school board meeting, with video.
9-29-10 The 20th day enrollment numbers for CMS.
9-14-10 A Southern Poverty Law Center study tracks suspension rates in middle school; CMS rate above median for urban systems.
8-27-10 More than 700 Charlotte-Mecklenburg nonprofits, including PTAs, are in jeopardy of losing their tax-exempt status.
8-12-10 Point to Ponder: CMS Board of Education hires a new employee.
8-12-10 A sig for our times in CMS history.
8-6-10 No Child Left Behind status may figure in school-closings decisions for 2011.
4-12-10 Have we given up on boys' education?
2-28-10 Leave 3,804 Children Behind.
2-28-10 A series of background video clips about CMS.
1-21-10 The Colbert Report's Word: Disintegration.
1-17-10 Comment by Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx.
1-2-10 Graphic shows numbers of superintendent's community addresses posted to his website, by year.
12-28-09 A note on this site soliciting ideas for student assignment produced little. Here's the note and the contacts made.
12-23-09 National statement issued on role of integration in K-12 education.
11-3-09 Election night: These nine face the uncertainties ahead for the CMS school board.
10-8-09 More reassignment scenarios offered, but the maps weren't on paper so here they are.
10-6-09 Students join the debate over assignment issues at Myers Park and East Meck high schools.
10-1-09 At East Meck community meeting, school board's handling of assignment issues.
9-22-09 School board rules out moving Cotswold area to East Meck.
9-20-09 Author Richard Rothstein discusses the role of socioeconomics in the creation of the achievement gap.
9-10-09 State law gives PTAs the right to bypass local administrations and give a shout-out to NC education officials when their children are not being served.
7-28-09 Federal grants are available to school systems like CMS to study how to write assignment plans encouraging diversity.
7-21-09 NC Justice News summarizes bill that would force schools to involve parents in the creation of personal education plans.
6-25-09 Chart based on preliminary EOG scores tracks various manifestations of the achievement gap.
5-17-09 Researcher Gary Orfield argues for more societal support for single working mothers.
5-24-09 Queens University of Charlotte study ranks graduation rates at UNC for graduates of CMS high school.
5-1-09 N.C. Justice Center article notes increase in percentage of students failing, urges stronger intervention.
4-22-09 UCLA study on "Why High-Stakes Accountability Sounds Good Doesn't Work"
4-10-09 More CMS schools will open this fall with high-poverty student populations.
4-8-09 Point to Ponder: How can we fix what we say we don't understand?
2-28-09 Results of the CMS magnet lottery are released.
2-10-09 Two districts, Wake County and CMS, have handled assignment differently but for minority children, results about the same.
2-8-09 A look back at 1999 assignment decisions that have resegregated CMS schools.
2-5-09 Century Fund's Richard Kahlenberg warns against trying to make high-poverty schools "work."
2-1-09 CMS releases an Equity Report.
1-16-09 UNC to hold conference on legal environment for school racial integration.
1-14-09 Gary Orfield on Martin Luther King Jr.
12-27-08 Read how Spaugh teacher Calvin Walton challenged his students to put Obama election in perspective.
12-27-08 Science scores in CMS are, in a word, abysmal.
12-11-08 Maps show where Board-certified teachers serve in CMS -- and where they don't.
9-24-08 CMS launches a "data dashboard" on its website for better access to test scores and other information.
9-24-08 Mecklenburg Citizens for Public Education sponsor training for potential school board members on Nov. 1.
9-13-08 Upcoming talk by The Rev. Aleia Salvatierra focuses on 'crisis of working poverty.'
8-26-08 Graphic tracks Critical Reading SAT scores against poverty statistics by high school.
8-26-08 Mike Collins takes discussion of "Education and Poverty" paper to WJZY-TV. Segment can be viewed online.
8-20-08 On "Charlotte Talks, Fellowship board members, school board member and familly court judge discuss "Education and Poverty" paper. on WFAE.
8-14-08 Fellowship holds community discussion of "Education and Poverty in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools."
6-25-08 Chart displays ethnic score gaps in CMS on high school end-of-course tests by subject.
6-24-08 Chart displays ethnic score gap in CMS on end-of-grade math scores.
5-28-08 Supt. Gorman's plans to move principals from academically underperforming schools shows a focus on high-poverty schools, and only some of those.
5-21-08 The sky sends down congratulations to those preparing to graduate from CMS.
3-21-08 The N.C. Forum's Friday Report compares five-year school construction needs with expected revenue from N.C. education lottery.
3-21-08 CMS data shows the link between poverty and low academic performance.
3-4-08 CMS profiles Dr. Cindy Moss, a science educator who turns around student lives with high expectations.
3-1-08 CMS students reporting having been in a physical fight: Data from the 2007 CMS Youth Risk Behiavor Survey.
2-27-08 CMS students reporting being home alone after school: Data from the 2007 CMS Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
2-18-08 Daughter of 1980s school board member responds to Toronto Star story, laments changes in her Charlotte schools.
2-11-08 The Toronto Star reports on "new racial divide" in Charlotte.
12-13-07 Swannn Fellowship Board endorses League of Women Voters effort to reform funding at high-needs CMS schools.
2-09-07 Dean of the UNC Law School, in an address to Charlotte lawyers, asks whether Charlotte assignment puts children at risk.
2-1-07 CMS dropouts soared in 2005-06. A Charlotte Observer report.
1-24-07 N.C. dropout rate accounting is about to change. An explanation from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
1-11-07 Schools turning to wealth, not race, to integrate schools. A USAToday report.
1-07-07 A Leandro-type
lawsuit is filed in Washington
State. A Seattle Times report.
Wisconsin Center for Education
Research reviews the legacy of the 1966 Coleman report, finds that key
finding "has stood the test of time."