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Hometown Debate Series: Teacher Pay and Licensure

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership (IOPL) is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization charged with improving the practice of democracy in our state. Through its annual Hometown Debate Series, IOPL raises awareness of critical issues by bringing newsmakers to communities across the state. This four-event series, a collaboration between Spectrum News 1 North Carolina and IOPL, brings elected officials and policy experts together for a balanced debate on some of North Carolina’s most important issues. The 2023 Debate Series focuses on four topics within education.

The NC Institute of Political Leadership is excited to announce the Hometown Debate Series will return this Fall. The October 24th panel at Meredith College will feature a discussion on Teacher Pay and Licensure

Spectrum News 1’s Loretta Boniti will return as moderator for the event. Panelists Scheduled to Appear:

Rep. Ashton Clemmons, NC House District 57

Jill Camnitz, Member, State Board of Education

Brenda Berg, BEST NC

Dr. Deanna Townsend-Smith, The Public School Forum of North Carolina

An abbreviated debate version will air on Spectrum News on Sunday, October 29th, at 11:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. After their initial airing, The debates will be available in their entirety on www.spectrumlocalnews.com.


October 24
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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