Abby Parcell

Abby Parcell is MDC’s program director for research and policy. She has directed numerous projects and contributes research and writing across MDC’s projects, including MDC’s 2014 State of the South report on youth mobility.

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North Carolina’s economic imperative

This month, in partnership with the John M. Belk Endowment, MDC released a report, “North Carolina’s Economic Imperative: Building an...


Making the GED count: It’s about relationships

In January, the GED Testing Service announced that they would lower the passing score for the equivalency diploma. Results from...