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Robin Hood In Reverse: State Lottery for College Aid Would Be Unfair

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Median Income Lottery Players vs. UNC Students

  1. Data obtained from UNC-CH Office of Institutional Research and Robert Lamme, “Money could benefit students,” News & Record (Greensboro), January 17, 1999.
  2. Estimated using Virginia Lottery study of the household incomes of players in 1997.
John Hood is president of the John William Pope Foundation, a Raleigh-based grantmaker that supports public policy organizations, educational institutions, arts and cultural programs, and humanitarian relief in North Carolina and beyond. Hood is also chairman of the board at… ...

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