This is not the only whooping cough outbreak in CHCCS this year.Read More »
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.
The board discussed the disproportionality in disciplinary actions on the basis of race, voting on the new member and the renovations for Frank Porter Graham Elementary School.Read More »
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools System has been accused of making decisions about the Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate program without including the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community.Read More »
Following the second annual State of the Schools address, CCHCS superintendent, Pamela Baldwin, commits to improvement in a three-step plan.Read More »
"The other thing that I just want to reflect on is how the advocacy last year really hit the press. I think it really, really showed the state the importance of teachers and the importance of students.”Read More »
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education discussed three pressing topics at its meeting on Thursday.Read More »
The Chapel Hill Cooperative Preschool is in the process of building a new school combining its two locations.Read More »
A bill that aims to make North Carolina the 11th state in the country to mandate Holocaust and genocide education might be in effect by the 2019-20 school year.Read More »
Grow your green thumb and get creative with miniature gardens this spring.Read More »
After the resignation of Margaret Samuels, the creation of Stop the Recall, and much back and forth, the movement to recall three members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education has come to an end.Read More »
The Mandarin Dual Language Magnet Program at Glenwood Elementary School was originally to go into effect in the fall of 2019, but was delayed until fall 2020.Read More »
Chairperson of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education, Margaret Samuels, resigned Tuesday. Joal Braun was appointed as the new chairperson on Thursday.Read More »
Following the resignation of Margaret Samuels on Tuesday, Joal Broun has been appointed the new chairperson of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education.Read More »
Margaret Samuels, chair of the Chapel-Hill Carrboro City Schools Board of Education, announced her resignation this morning.Read More »
CHCCS parents are requesting three members from the county's Board of Education be recalled over violations like sending out non-public information.Read More »
Langston has dedicated her life to the public health and education sector. Working in Honduras to increase access to public education shortly after graduation, allowed her to understand the possibilities education can provide students, and she continues to be an advocate for students in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.Read More »
The Mandarin Magnet Implementation Committee presented an update to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education on Thursday.Read More »
A special committee made more than 30 recommendations on how to made N.C. public schools safer, which includes special address to active shooter threats.Read More »
As of 2018, the average teacher salary in the state is about $50,861, but the average salary for teachers in the United States is $60,483, according to the National Education Association. The NEA reported that North Carolina ranks 39th in the U.S. in average teacher pay in 2017.Read More »
While balancing her family and full-time job, Sydney Batch overcame all odds to become the representative of North Carolina's 37th District.Read More »