Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith partnered with Academy Sports + Outdoors to help 800 local students prepare for the new school year by donating backpacks filled with supplies to Salvation Army Boys & Girls of greater Charlotte.
Addressing the great need for teachers in Mecklenburg County, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools' teacher residency program provides the opportunity for adults of any age without education degrees to follow their passion and get in the classroom.
Former UNC President C.D. Spangler Jr. has died, the university system announced Monday. He was 86. The Charlotte businessman and billionaire led the public university system in North Carolina for 11 years, from 1986 to 1997. (No Audio)
Anguish over images of children being separated from parents at the US-Mexico border prompts a surge of volunteers who want to help immigrant and refugee children at the nonprofit ourBRIDGE and CMS schools
Hundreds of local educators who did not attend the Raleigh teacher march march gathered Wednesday in First Ward Park for a Charlotte March for Students and Rally for Respect event supporting better pay and school funding for NC teachers.
Kentucky educators and supporters marched from the KEA headquarters to the Capitol building on Monday, April 2. Teachers protested surprise pension changes unveiled and passed in hours. The rally also supported education funding.
Charlotte is part of March For Our Lives, a worldwide planned demonstration on March 24. Locals led by a team of students from area schools marched from First Ward Park to Marshall Park to protest for better gun control and safer schools
Charlotte-area students, including these at Independence High School, joined thousands across America in walking out of school at 10 a.m. to mourn the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High shooting and demand safer schools.
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