After the floods – How NC public schools are recovering from Hurricane Matthew. Three weeks after Hurricane Matthew devastated parts of Eastern NC with historic flooding, Robeson County students returned to class, the last school system to reopen. We visit Lumberton this week and talk with school leaders about the impact, response and what’s left to do.

Guests include:

Superintendent Tommy Lowry, Public Schools of Robeson County

Tara Bullard, Principal, West Lumberton Elementary

Ben Matthews, Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Operations, NC Department of Public Instruction

Liz Bell, Researcher/Reporter, Education NC

 

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