Mecklenburg County could restrict $56 million from CMS; wants better results in classrooms –

Diorio said the county would restrict the funds until the district could provide a concrete and measurable strategic plan to help lower-performing schools.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A funding feud is brewing between Mecklenburg County and Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools after the county prepares to restrict $56 million in funding from the district.

The hold on funds was announced on Thursday by Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio as part of her budget proposal. 

Diorio said the county would