I am the education reporter at WBTV in Charlotte,NC.

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@dedrickrussell — 5,177 followers, 6,874 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

Standing by for @WBTV_News at 6 - looking at minority participation numbers for students taking SAT and ACT. One educator thinks those numbers show a big problem. https://t.co/ryrHWfjqPz

Nov 20, 2017

About 26% of students who took the SAT in NC during the 2016-2107 school year were African American. Finding out what that number means when it comes to economic mobility and those students being ready after they leave high school @WBTV_News https://t.co/rG8JtvNI2Q

Nov 20, 2017

Looking at the number of minorities who recently took the ACT. In 2016 Nationwide only 13% of Black Students took the ACT- 54% were White - asking educators is this a concern and what does that number mean for minorities going on to college @WBTV_News https://t.co/8SOIT7kB5K

Nov 20, 2017

Not all @CharMeckSchools buses have wheel check system. The green flags going in the same direction let drivers know all wheel nuts have all been tightened before driving bus - if one is out of sequence red flag goes up @WBTV_News https://t.co/alCajvC6z5

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