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Superintendent: Students need to see, experience diversity (video)
Posted By Clayton Henkel On July 7, 2010 @ 10:12 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
North Carolina’s Superintendent of Public Instruction says it’s essential students experience diversity for themselves, rather than learning to base their opinions on what they see on television.
She also has reservations about moving to an assignment plan that would concentrated poverty in some schools, creating further hardship for certain students.
Atkinson discusses the controversy surrounding Wake County schools and the state’s new education budget  this weekend on “News & Views.” For a preview of her interview with Chris Fitzsimon, please click below:
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URLs in this post:
 Dr. June Atkinson: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/statesuperintendent/meet/
 Wake County school board: http://www.wcpss.net/Board/
 budget: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/07/01/1536395/highlights-of-the-nc-budget.html
 Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3jRcnXh9zk
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