Rolesville Middle School students (L:R) Michaela Brown, Julian Stinnett, Armani Rodriguez, Pedro Hernandez and Kaitlin Seagraves work on an assignment in Mary Nelson's Common Core Math 7 Plus class at the school on Feb. 21, 2014.
Rolesville Middle School students (L:R) Michaela Brown, Julian Stinnett, Armani Rodriguez, Pedro Hernandez and Kaitlin Seagraves work on an assignment in Mary Nelson's Common Core Math 7 Plus class at the school on Feb. 21, 2014. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Rolesville Middle School students (L:R) Michaela Brown, Julian Stinnett, Armani Rodriguez, Pedro Hernandez and Kaitlin Seagraves work on an assignment in Mary Nelson's Common Core Math 7 Plus class at the school on Feb. 21, 2014. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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