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Charter schools, publicly funded but privately organized and operated, began operating in North Carolina in 1997. In the fall of 2001, about 17,000 students will enroll in one of the state's 100 schools that are chartered by North Carolina General Assembly legislation. Advocates feel the schools offer choices in education, but legislators are waiting for the state report on charter schools, due in January 2002, before adding more schools.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 9, Sept 2001, p68-69, il
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5186
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In the summer of 2001, the High Point Museum reopened after being closed for three years for a $2 million renovation. The work doubled the size of the museum to 12,000 square feet of floor space. Museum visitors have also doubled, with visits averaging 2,000 a month. The museum features two permanent galleries, changing exhibits, lecture gallery and classrooms. The museum emphasizes the history of High Point.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 9, Sept 2001, p15, il
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Site Selection magazine named Statesville, county seat of Iredell County, the nation's No. 1 town for corporate facilities for the second year in a row. Brafford explores some of the features that make the city appealing to businesses including quality of life, well- trained workforce, health care facilities, and educational support.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 9, Sept 2001, p35-36,38,40-46, il
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5188
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The Bill Lee Act gives tax credits and incentives to businesses that create jobs, invest in worker training, purchase new equipment and machinery, and invest in research and development. Rafferty discusses the achievements and criticisms of the bill during its five-year history.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 9, Sept 2001, p16,18-25, il
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5193
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Whether they are boarding or day schools, independent college preparatory schools are experiencing increased enrollments across North Carolina. Bivins discusses reasons for the increase and explores offerings at some of the older prep schools, such as Christ School in Asheville and Salem Academy in Winston-Salem, and newer ones, such as Cary Academy, founded in 1997, in Cary.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 9, Sept 2001, p64-65, il
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Nan Keohane has a passion for teaching, but in 1981, Wellsley, her alma mater, lured her back to assume the presidency. On July 1, 1993, she became Duke University's eighth president. Some say she's the best president Duke has ever had. Keohane is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"executive profile.\"
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 9, Sept 2001, p26-29, il
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In November 2000, voters passed a $3.1-billion bond issue to fund renovations and expansions on North Carolina university and community college campuses. Bivins discusses what the institutions of higher learning will be constructing.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 9, Sept 2001, p50-53, 56-58, il
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The Ballantyne Resort Hotel is Charlotte's entry into the world of gracious living and golfing. Hensley describes the hotel and what it can offer to people who come to golf or to attend a convention.
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