• First day of school year for Project L.I.F.T. students


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Summer is over for 2,800 Charlotte-Mecklenburg school students who were back in class Monday.

    Four Project L.I.F.T. schools on year-round schedules started class Monday. Those schools are Bruns, Walter G. Byers, Druid Hills and Thomasboro.

    This is the second year of the year-round schedule for the Project L.I.F.T. students, who have longer breaks throughout the year.

    The first day of school for other CMS schools is August 25.

    Check out our 2014 back-to-school section.

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