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Tuesday October 19th

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is one of two public schools systems in Orange County. The system is run by the CHCCS Board of Education, which is comprised of seven elected officials who hold four-year terms. Under the board is the superintendent. The current superintendent is Tom Forcella.

The district includes 11 elementary schools, four middle schools, four high schools, a middle college with Durham Technical Community College and a school for children at UNC Hospitals. These schools serve more than 12,000 students across Orange County.

Learn more about the district's Board of Education here

Browse board meeting agendas and videos here



Family Success Alliance aims to close the achievement gap

The opportunity gap in schools can begin as soon as kindergarten. Children below the poverty line are placed at a distinct disadvantage upon the start of their educational career. The Family Success Alliance  is an organization that that is dedicated to closing that gap and building wealth in Orange County Communities. 

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Filing period extended for School Board candidates

This past Monday, Annetta Stokes Streater gave a premature farewell from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education as her term expires in 2019. Now, with the election in November, the board of elections is extending its filing period for more candidates to apply for the vacant spot. 

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