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Where Are The Workers?

July 7, 2023

Between February and April 2020, employment dropped 12%, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce. But by November 2022, the state had 218,000 more jobs than it did pre-pandemic. As the economy’s wheels keep turning, businesses are struggling to find enough employees to meet their labor demands.

Taking a Closer Look at School Choice Decisions in North Carolina

May 31, 2023

Anna Egalite, Associate Professor in the College of Education at North Carolina State University, wants to know how families choose between public and private schools. To do so, she studies the Opportunity Scholarship Program, which helps students from low-income families attend private school.