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Open schools in Charlotte-Mecklenburg oral history interviews

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Identifier: OH-OS
Overview These interviews discuss the history and significance of open schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system. Coinciding with court-ordered busing and following a national trend in education, three optional open school programs were opened in Charlotte-Mecklenburg in the early 1970s, including Irwin Avenue Elementary School, Piedmont Middle School, and West Charlotte High School. From the beginning these schools were supported by a diverse parent body, including many community leaders, and...

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  • Names: Piedmont Junior High School (Charlotte, N.C.) X
  • Subject: Oral histories X