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Just How Much Money Did Shuttered NC Education Non-Profit Receive?

In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly established the Education and Workforce Innovation Act (EWIA) under House Bill 902 with the purpose of fostering, ” innovation in education that will lead to more students graduating career and college ready.”.

EWIA was included in the 2013 Appropriations Act under section § 115C‑64.11.

EWIA’s mandates included providing millions in grant money to school districts after they completed a lengthy set of application requirements. This program was to be administered by NC New Schools.

How much money did NC New Schools receive and where did it go? Continue reading

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