Good test scores but too much Bible: Two views from research on NC school vouchers

North Carolina students attending private schools through the state voucher program outperformed public-school counterparts on reading and math exams, according to a new study from N.C. State University researchers. The study, released Monday, found that students getting Opportunity Scholarships showed a "positive, large and statistically significant" edge on the exams, based on about 500 public […]

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Nearly 200 NC Fishermen Travel To Raleigh For Second Annual Seafood Lobby Day – Charlotte Business Journal

RALEIGH, N.C., May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, commercial fishermen will forego a day working on the water and instead work the halls of the Legislative Building for the 2nd Annual Seafood Lobby Day. The event, coordinated by North Carolina Fisheries Association (NCFA), provides an opportunity for legislators to meet the individuals that provide fresh, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: What famed activist Erin Brockovich has to say to real estate industry – Charlotte Business Journal

Erin Brockovich believes the whole country is amid a ‘Me Too’ moment — but it’s not limited to the movement against sexual assault and harassment. Rather, she said, there’s a reckoning across many industries, levels of government and communities to bring about change on a grassroots level, instead of sitting back and hoping someone else […]

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FCP : Acquires 574-Unit Apartment Community In Charlotte, NC

CHEVY CHASE, Md., March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FCPSM announces the acquisition of the Reserve at Providence, a 574-unit, garden and townhome-style apartment community in Charlotte, NC. The Reserve at Providence represents FCP’s 5th investment in the Charlotte area. "We are excited about this acquisition because of its excellent location in South Charlotte, where strong […]

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Former Cambridge Analytica workers say firm

Foreigners worked for Cambridge on North Carolina Senate campaign, ex-staffer says

Lawyers told Steve Bannon and other managers of data firm Cambridge Analytica in 2014 that only U.S. citizens should be “making decisions about U.S. election activity,” but the Cambridge teams working on several congressional campaigns that year were largely composed of foreign nationals anyway, according to two former staffers. As first reported by the New […]

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