CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A heads up for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools parents whose children are applying for the school choice lottery program.

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The district will hold a special Facebook Live session Wednesday from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. Program specialist Walter Hall will discuss options available to students, including important dates as well as the application process.

Click here for a link to the Facebook page.

Wednesday is also an early release day for CMS students. All traditional and continuous learning schools will dismiss three hours earlier than their regularly scheduled times.