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Reading is at the heart of all learning. But in 2015, only 39% of third graders in Mecklenburg County were reading proficiently, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Reading proficiency, if developed early, is a critical predictor of school, career and life success. That’s why ASC is committed to improving reading proficiency from …

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ASC Grant Helps Charlotte Musician Score Amazon Prime Series

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Chad Lawson
Why This Matters: Charlotte musician Chad Lawson creates music for the hit podcast “Lore” and the Amazon Prime show based on it. An ASC grant helped him in his work. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Charlotte pianist Chad Lawson learned “Lore” creator Aaron Mahnke was a fan – Mahnke was using Lawson’s music on …

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Levine Museum Exhibit Explores How Camp Greene Shaped Charlotte

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Why This Matters: The Levine Museum of the New South exhibit “Splendid Service: Camp Greene & the Making of a New South City” explores the history of Charlotte’s World War I military camp and its impact on the Queen City. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A turning point in Charlotte’s race to become the largest city …

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Preserving History through Art

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Why This Matters: Through photographic documentation, ASC grant recipient Nancy O. Albert records the history of North Carolina tobacco barns to ensure access for future generations. By Giovanna Torres Communications & Marketing Coordinator Imagine constantly running against time to make a visual record of endangered historic structures. After all, if there is no record, how will …

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Be informed. Be engaged. Vote.

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Why this matters: Learn more about local candidate’s positions on arts and culture so you can make informed decisions when you vote this November. By ASC Staff Use the links below to read the candidates’ opinions about public funding of cultural programs, and the role arts, science and history should play in our communities. City of …

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