Iredell-Statesville Schools

Local News
9:23 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Districts Find Way To Serve Home School Students - And Get State Funding

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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.  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. 


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Education
9:24 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Local Schools Review Security Protocols After Connecticut Shooting

CMS Press conference
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School leaders in the Charlotte area are taking a closer look at security procedures following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. 

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? 

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Education
6:07 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Iredell-Statesville And Guilford County Schools Win Race To The Top Grants

Two North Carolina school districts have won a combined $50 million worth of federal Race to the Top grants.  Guilford County and Iredell-Statesville schools will use the money to add technology to classrooms. 

In the past, Race to the Top money has gone to states.  This is the first time individual districts got the chance to apply for the grants.  The U.S. Department of Education awarded grants to sixteen districts across the country with plans to customize student learning.  

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