CMS works to shift atmosphere at troubled school

CHARLOTTE — Officials at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are trying to shift the atmosphere at a school where students have engaged in bad behavior, such as ransacking classrooms and attacking a teacher.

“As we’ve seen in Charlotte over the last few years, discipline is declining and improving, safety is improving, so things are getting better,” said Melissa Balknight, the deputy superintendent at CMS.

In the video at the top of this webpage, the moves the district is making to spark change at Turning Point Academy.

VIDEO: CMS substitute teacher says she won’t return to school after being attacked by 2 students

Jonathan Lowe

Jonathan Lowe, wsoctv.com

Jonathan is a reporter for WSOC-TV.