Leandro v. North Carolina is a lawsuit filed in 1994 by five low-wealth school districts who claimed the state was not providing children with the same educational opportunities as students in higher-income districts. In 1997, the NC Supreme Court ruled that the state's students have a constitutional right to a "sound, basic education." This constitutional right has been and continues to be denied to many North Carolina children.
Our team put together an extensive list of resources to help local families, childcare providers and early educators during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Each resource includes a link where you can find more information if needed. Check back often as we are updating these resources regularly.
Cabarrus County Schools (CCS) and Kannapolis City Schools (KCS) are currently registering kindergarteners for the 2020-21 school year. On each of the following web pages, you can find important information on the registration process for the school system your child will go to.
Young children experience new adventures each day, and little ones need all of the support they can get during these early years.
Filling out the 2020 Census is one easy way to provide resources for children and their communities for the next 10 years. The 2020 Census counts everyone living in the United States and its territories.