Iredell-Statesville Schools http://wfae.org en Districts Find Way To Serve Home School Students - And Get State Funding http://wfae.org/post/districts-find-way-serve-home-school-students-and-get-state-funding <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">School districts in North Carolina are feeling the squeeze. They continue to lose students and money to charter schools and then there are all the home school students out there.&nbsp; At least a couple of local school districts are finding ways to lure those students back into the public school fold and get some money for them too.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:23:53 +0000 Lisa Miller 36984 at http://wfae.org Districts Find Way To Serve Home School Students - And Get State Funding Local Schools Review Security Protocols After Connecticut Shooting http://wfae.org/post/local-schools-review-security-protocols-after-connecticut-shooting <p></p><p>School leaders in the Charlotte area are taking a closer look at security procedures following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.&nbsp;</p><p>At a press conference Monday afternoon, CMS Superintendent Heath Morrison said the shootings prompted the district to ask “tough questions.” For example, what would the response have been if the shooting happened in a CMS school?&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:24:34 +0000 Lisa Miller 17854 at http://wfae.org Local Schools Review Security Protocols After Connecticut Shooting Iredell-Statesville And Guilford County Schools Win Race To The Top Grants http://wfae.org/post/iredell-statesville-and-guilford-county-schools-win-race-top-grants <p>Two North Carolina school districts have won a combined $50 million worth of federal Race to the Top grants.&nbsp; Guilford County and Iredell-Statesville schools will use the money to add technology to classrooms.&nbsp;</p><p>In the past, Race to the Top money has gone to states.&nbsp; This is the first time individual districts got the chance to apply for the grants.&nbsp; The U.S. Department of Education awarded grants to sixteen districts across the country with plans to customize student learning.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 23:07:39 +0000 Lisa Miller 17498 at http://wfae.org