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Eastside schools win national honors

Idlewild Elementary, Albemarle Road Middle named National Magnet Schools of Excellence


Text pulled from WBTV Staff

A total of 21 schools with magnet programs in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have won national recognition for their specialized programs.


Five schools earned the highest designation as a School of Excellence from the national organization Magnet Schools of America, and 16 others were named Schools of Distinction.


“Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is proud to have such a range of magnet programs for our students,” said CMS Superintendent Earnest Winston. “These recognitions also speak to the hard work of our teachers. I am grateful to them for how they serve students every day.”


The awards, given each year, go to schools that show a strong commitment to academic standards, demonstrate curriculum innovation and have diversity in enrollment.


Read full WBTV piece here.

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