Author: Dr. Peter C. Gorman

Magnet Schools Explained

Peek around a classroom door at Northwest School of the Arts and see a young dancer perfect her steps. Drop into a classroom at the Smith Language Academy and hear kindergartners receiving classroom instructions in Chinese. Stroll by an open door at Randolph Middle School and catch the sounds of students practicing the Socratic method of inquiry.

Seven Initiatives to Better Education: A Strategic Plan 2010 for CMS

What kind of school district does Charlotte-Mecklenburg want? As a community, we have a very clear choice: Will we give our children an education that will prepare them to live and work in a global village where they reach further to compete locally, nationally and internationally?

Student Success Stories

We spend a lot of time talking about the challenges we face at CMS. We want to share with our parents and the community how we’re meeting these challenges. But we need to be equally diligent in sharing our success stories.