A New Resolve to Advocate – John R. Wester

A New Resolve to Advocate – John R. Wester

At the annual Pro Bono Awards on October 25, Council for Children’s Rights, Legal Aid of North Carolina and Legal Services of Southern Piedmont presented the Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award to John R. “Buddy” Wester for his outstanding and...
CMS Surveys Parents of Children with IEPs

CMS Surveys Parents of Children with IEPs

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Programs for Exceptional Children (EC) is is working on the next phase of work in addressing the needs of CMS students with disabilities.  EC teachers, staff and their central office team collaborated to develop a meaningful mission and...
County Commissioners Meeting Adds Student Assignment

County Commissioners Meeting Adds Student Assignment

We are concerned that the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has made a last minute decision to place the CMS pupil assignment plan on their agenda for Tuesday night’s (Nov 1) meeting.  We hope this is not an attempt to derail the Board of Education’s process...
#CelebrateProBono 2016 – Fifth Annual Awards

#CelebrateProBono 2016 – Fifth Annual Awards

Council for Children’s Rights, Legal Aid of North Carolina/Charlotte and Legal Services of Southern Piedmont hosted the 5th annual Pro Bono Awards at the Mint Museum Uptown on Tuesday, October 25.  Over 250 people were present for the presentation of awards...

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