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Lottery's latest disbursement to schools: $112 million

Posted April 27, 2010 2:53 p.m. EDT

N.C. Education Lottery

— The North Carolina Education Lottery on Friday transferred $112 million to the state for education spending, bringing the total over almost five years to $1.469 billion.

NC Education Lottery: Where the money goes?

State law designates that 50 percent of proceeds be split between pre-kindergarten programs for at-risk 4-year-olds and reducing class sizes in the early grades, 40 percent to school construction and 10 percent to college scholarships.