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Cover Story: CMS mergers, relocations and closings

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The move to close schools and consolidate classrooms is radical for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

For years we've been asked for more money to renovate and build more schools.

Now the district wants to shut them down - 10 of them.

So, what's going on here?

CMS needed the money to build more schools when it was in a growth spurt.  And now that the economy's hit the skids it's needing to get smaller.

PrimeTime's Jeff Atkinson reports in our Cover Story.

 

 

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