Erin Barksdale, principal of the new CMS Renaissance West STEAM Academy, talks about the K-8 school built as part of a community partnership in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.
Erin Barksdale, principal of the new CMS Renaissance West STEAM Academy, talks about the K-8 school built as part of a community partnership in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.

Modeled after a charter, this $32 million Charlotte school sets trends for 2017

August 24, 2017 11:41 AM