Lincoln Heights Elementary School 4th-grade teacher Sophie Dudding walks her students through the math problem of the day using a STEM process in this 2014 file photo. The Wake County school board voted Feb. 7, 2017 to offer an environmental connections magnet school theme at Lincoln Heights.
Lincoln Heights Elementary School 4th-grade teacher Sophie Dudding walks her students through the math problem of the day using a STEM process in this 2014 file photo. The Wake County school board voted Feb. 7, 2017 to offer an environmental connections magnet school theme at Lincoln Heights. News & Observer file photo News & Observer file photo
Lincoln Heights Elementary School 4th-grade teacher Sophie Dudding walks her students through the math problem of the day using a STEM process in this 2014 file photo. The Wake County school board voted Feb. 7, 2017 to offer an environmental connections magnet school theme at Lincoln Heights. News & Observer file photo News & Observer file photo
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