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Education Matters – Race: Are We So Different?

Topic - Race: Are We So Different? This week we have two segments focused on the issue of race. First is a preview of an exciting new exhibition opening this week at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh called Race: Are We So Different? The second segment is a...

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Education Matters – Teaching Fellows 2.0

Topic:  Teaching Fellows 2.0 A look at the proposal to re-establish a NC Teaching Fellows Program to recruit new teachers into our state's classrooms. Guests include: Rep. Craig Horn (R-Union) Sen. Chad Barefoot (R-Franklin, Wake) Dr. Mary Ann Danowitz, Dean, NC State...

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Education Matters – How Your Zip Code Drives School Funding

Topic: How Your Zip Code Drives School Funding A new report out by the Public School Forum spotlights stark gaps in school funding across the state. Guests: Lauren Bock, Research Director, Public School Forum of NC Aaron J. Beaulieu, Chief Financial Officer, Durham...

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Education Matters – Focus on School Funding

Topic: Focus on School Funding This week we focus on two key issues in school funding. We talk to school leaders about impact of K-3 class size mandate and a search for a solution. We examine a new report that looks at overall school finance reform efforts for North...

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Education Matters – Newsmakers and Newsbreakers

Topic: Newsmakers & Newsbreakers State Budget Director Charlie Perusse talks about Gov. Roy Cooper’s first budget and its focus on education investments in the first half of the show, followed by a discussion with key reporters who cover the ins and outs of...

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Education Matters – Our Vulnerable Students

Topic: Our Vulnerable Students All young people deal with their own unique sets of pressure and stress in their lives that just come from growing up, but certainly two groups of students today are feeling it acutely –children of immigrants and LGBT youth. This week we...

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