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Knight Foundation invests $225,000 for public space along Beatties Ford Road corridor

[ad_1] More investment is coming to the Historic West End.  The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $225,000 grant to the City of Charlotte to enhance outdoor spaces at the Allegra Westbrooks Regional Library on Beatties Ford Road and at the Beatties Ford/LaSalle Street intersection.  The enhancements will create places where community

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CMS will require Covid testing for unvaccinated employees

[ad_1] CMS employees will soon be required to get Covid-19 vaccinations or agree to frequent testing. At yesterday’s school board meeting, district officials laid out a timeline for the new requirements, which will start with staffs at elementary schools later this month. The rolling implementation is expected to reach high school staffs the week of Oct. 25.

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As the new CMS athletic director, Ericia Turner says she wants to emphasize academics as well as sports

[ad_1] When the job of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools athletic director became available this summer, Ericia Turner wasn’t sure she wanted it. Since 2016, she had been principal at Rocky River High School, and she liked the work she was doing there. But remembering the death of her infant son in 2000, she also knew that the

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Charlotte, NC, grupo de artes dobrou suas posições após se desculpar pelo financiamento da orquestra ‘Eurocêntrica’

A Charlotte, North Carolina, arts group is doubling down after apologizing for originally funding “8 white, Western Eurocentric organizations with unrestricted dollars to support their operations,” including the Charlotte Symphony and Children’s Theatre of Charlotte. “While I knew the facts in the report were startling, I never thought I would experience so intimately the uncomfortableness, the defensiveness,

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READ CHARLOTTE HELPS MECKLENBURG COUNTY FAMILIES KEEP CHILDREN’S READING ON TRACK AMID COVID-19 RELATED CHALLENGES

READ CHARLOTTE HELPS MECKLENBURG COUNTY FAMILIES KEEP CHILDREN’S READING ON TRACK AMID COVID-19 RELATED CHALLENGES Charlotte, N.C. (October 26, 2020) – An effort that began initially as a summer reading loss initiative is evolving into a robust effort to help families keep their children’s reading on track in Mecklenburg County even as the COVID-19 health crisis

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Read Charlotte expande a iniciativa de alfabetização voltada para a comunidade com um investimento de US $ 600.000 da Knight Foundation

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—May 23, 2019—The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a three-year, $600,000 investment in the expansion of Read Charlotte, a collaborative, community-wide initiative that engages families, educators and other local partners to improve children’s literacy from birth to third grade. “The Charlotte community has rallied around Read Charlotte’s mission, demonstrating that

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Charlotte’s New, Controversial Comprehensive Plan to End Single-Family Zoning

A tight vote after months of controversy has produced a major zoning reform effort that differs significantly from recent examples on the West Coast and in Minneapolis. The city of Charlotte last week approved a new comprehensive plan that joins a small but growing list of cities to take steps toward abolishing single-family zoning. “With

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