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NC gets failing grade on financial scorecard

The Corporation for Enterprise Development’s annual Assets & Opportunity Scorecard evaluates how a state’s citizens are faring across 67 outcome measures in five different areas: financial assets and income, businesses and jobs, housing and homeownership, health care, and education. North Carolina residents aren’t doing very well.


Two Wake magnet schools win national awards

Brentwood Elementary School in Raleigh was named the nation’s second-best magnet school on Saturday and Wendell Elementary School in eastern Wake was named the top elementary magnet school in the country. Both Wake County elementary schools received their accolades from Magnet Schools of America.

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