Magnets http://wfae.org en CMS Rolls Out Plans For Several New Programs, Magnets Next Year http://wfae.org/post/cms-rolls-out-plans-several-new-programs-magnets-next-year <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hundreds of Charlotte Mecklenburg School students could have more schools to choose from next year.&nbsp; They include classes on college campuses and another Montessori magnet. &nbsp;Tuesday night, CMS officials rolled out </span><a href="http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/sites/agenda/Lists/Agenda%20Items/Attachments/1999/1%20-%20Student%20Assignment%20Presentation.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">plans for the new programs</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:46:51 +0000 Lisa Miller 37785 at http://wfae.org More Technology, Career Specialization Drive Morrison's CMS Budget Proposal http://wfae.org/post/more-technology-career-specialization-drive-morrisons-cms-budget-proposal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">CMS Superintendent Heath Morrison has put a</span><a href="http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/mediaroom/budget/201314%20Budget%20Information/Superintendent%27s%202013-14%20Proposed%20Budget%20Recommendation.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;"> price tag</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on his vision for the district.&nbsp; He wants Mecklenburg County and the state to pitch in an extra $27 million next year to help fund new programs and expand others.&nbsp; Those include bringing more technology to classrooms and creating career and technical specialties at schools.&nbsp; The plan also calls for 10 new positions to help schools coordinate with companies and groups wanting to help.&nbsp;</span></p><p>WFAE’s Lisa Miller was at last night’s meeting and joins Morning Edition host Duncan McFadyen in the studio.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:57:36 +0000 Lisa Miller 24987 at http://wfae.org More Technology, Career Specialization Drive Morrison's CMS Budget Proposal