Allison Thomas, a math teacher at Triangle Math and Science Academy in Cary, teaches a seventh-grade class. The charter school wants state permission to expand its enrollment by 26 percent to 800 students this fall.
Allison Thomas, a math teacher at Triangle Math and Science Academy in Cary, teaches a seventh-grade class. The charter school wants state permission to expand its enrollment by 26 percent to 800 students this fall. Sarah Nagem snagem@newsobserver.com
Allison Thomas, a math teacher at Triangle Math and Science Academy in Cary, teaches a seventh-grade class. The charter school wants state permission to expand its enrollment by 26 percent to 800 students this fall. Sarah Nagem snagem@newsobserver.com
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