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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Together, Separate, Together Again

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system, cited as the most segregated in the state, is trying to make an integration comeback through programs such as pairing. Uniting schools such as Billingsville and Cotswold, it offers students from the metro’s poorer sections the same quality education those from more affluent areas have had. In the process, leaders hope this program can also help change Charlotte’s dismal socioeconomic ranking among the largest cities in the US.