Panel to discuss choices and changes in Charlotte region’s public education

ahelms@charlotteobserver.comNovember 1, 2013 

Choices, challenges and changes in public education will be the focus of a Nov. 9 forum sponsored by UNC Charlotte and Staying Ahead Carolina, a social networking group.

Panelists include Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison, Eddie Goodall of the N.C. Public Charter Schools Association, state Rep. Rob Bryan (R-Mecklenburg) and Bill Anderson, executive director of the nonprofit advocacy group MeckEd.

Ellen McIntyre, dean of the UNCC College of Education, will lead a discussion of how families make school choices, what changes and challenges lie on the horizon and how different educational institutions can cooperate.

The session will be from 10 a.m. to noon at UNCC Center City, 320 E. Ninth St. There is no charge, but registration is required; go to

Helms: 704-358-5033; Twitter: @anndosshelms

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