Doors open at 5:30 pm for tonight’s CMS Board meeting

The closing of schools is a hot topic in Mecklenburg County, but mostly for those who live on the West side of the county where schools aren’t nearly as crowded as the ‘burbs. Parents and students are protesting the possibility of Harding or Waddell closing even though Waddell has 1,000 students and Harding has 590. Butler and Independence each have more students than those schools combined. Myers Park has four times the students as Harding. CMS Board members have seemed to cave to pressure in recent weeks, so tonight should be an interesting meeting at the Government Center. The CMS press release: Continue reading

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