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Yasmin Bendaas is a reporter at EducationNC. A North Carolina native, she received her master’s degree in Science & Medical Journalism at UNC Chapel Hill, where she was a Park Fellow. She received her Bachelor of Arts in anthropology in 2013 from Wake Forest University, where she double-minored in journalism and Middle East and South Asia studies.… Read full bio »

Rupen R. Fofaria is a reporter for EdNC. He grew up in Garner, NC and went to school at Washington Elementary, Ligon Middle and Enloe High Schools before receiving his B.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland and J.D. with Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Rupen is an award-winning journalist and former staff writer at The Orlando Sentinel, The Raleigh News & Observer and ESPN.com. His passion is storytelling and shining light on untold and under-reported issues.