Nominate a Leader to be Featured in Education Matters
Do you know a leader in your community supporting our schools and making a difference in the lives of children both in and out of school? We are seeking nominations for individuals to be highlighted in our Leadership Spotlight segment. Nominees could be principals, superintendents, teachers, teacher assistants, guidance counselors, parents, students, business leaders, community volunteers, afterschool providers, and more.
Previously on Education Matters
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Last month, the Public School Forum hosted the Color of Education 2021 Summit with educators and advocates coming together to discuss equity and opportunity in education. On this weekend’s episode of Education Matters, we'll bring to you the Spark of Color panel...
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Education Matters aims to provide the public with real facts about the state of public education in North Carolina. The weekly television show explores everything from the history of public education to the impact of legislation and policy decisions on our public schools. The program is hosted by Mary Ann Wolf, President and Executive Director of the Public School Forum
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