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In the News

Media CoverageNovember 27, 2017

Single Stop: Getting Students the Resources They Need To Stay in School

EdTalk host Alex Granados, senior reporter for Education NC, talks with Sarah Crawford, national education director for Single Stop — an organization that connects low income families, students and/or people with resources available to help them thrive and survive — about the work that Single Stop does at colleges and why it is so important.

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Impact Stories


April 6, 2016

Building an Infrastructure of Opportunity in NC

A new study commissioned by the John M. Belk Endowment finds that economic mobility in every region of North Carolina ranks well below the national average, and unless communities create better opportunities, the limited chances of success for a growing portion of the population could jeopardize the state’s economic future. Among the report’s key findings:… FULL STORY >

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Learning Links

January 17, 2018

The Forgotten 500,000 College-ready Students

New Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce research and video shows that 500,000 college-ready students fail to complete a postsecondary credential every year and the potential impact on our economy if they were to succeed.

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