K-2 suspension reductions a good first step, but…

K-2 suspension reductions a good first step, but…

The following letter to the Editor appeared in part in The Charlotte Observer on February 17, 2018. Dear Editor, Council for Children’s Rights has long advocated for reduction of suspensions in CMS. We spoke to the Board of Education (BOE) in favor of banning K-2...
Spotlight on Service – Katten Muchin Rosemann

Spotlight on Service – Katten Muchin Rosemann

As with any partnership that grows from the personal commitment of individuals in an organization to a common cause, it is hard to pick an exact date when the partnership began between Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Council for Children’s Rights, but we know it has...
NC Class Size Mandate Bill Passes, Concerns Remain

NC Class Size Mandate Bill Passes, Concerns Remain

In 2017, the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) passed a bill requiring class sizes for kindergarten through third grade (K-3) to be reduced over the next two years. While lower class sizes can help teachers provide more personalized instruction to children, the...
Farewell and Thanks to Mike Massey

Farewell and Thanks to Mike Massey

For almost two years, volunteer Mike Massey (fourth from the left in the picture – in the sweater vest) has spent two days per week giving CFCR his time and talent. Mike devoted his career to using data and research to improve the lives of children in our community...
Know the Signs – Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Know the Signs – Human Trafficking Awareness Month

JANUARY IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH …..and children are among its biggest victims.  Many think it is a problem that only affects third-world countries. The truth is North Carolina is a top-ten state in terms of human trafficking in this country.  Charlotte is...

Pin It on Pinterest