CMS adds measure to help provide quality education to students from all backgrounds

CMS adds measure to help provide quality education to students from all backgrounds

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education approved its equity policy Tuesday night.

The policy is to ensure all students get a quality education no matter the student's background.

The goal is to break links among socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity to educational opportunities and achievement.

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The board is creating a Community Equity Committee, which is made up of parents, students and people from the education and faith community.

They'll meet regularly to review reports and monitor progress.

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