Education Matters takes a trip to Eggs and Issues and discusses the Leandro Decision with some amazing guests!

Guests include:

Ann McColl, Co-Founder and President of The Innovation Project

Thomas B. Oxholm, Vice President of Finance and Administration, Wake Stone Corporation

Dr. Anthony Jackson, Superintendent of Vance County Schools and 2020 Superintendent of the Year

Alan Duncan, Vice Chairman, NC State Board of Education

 

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