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All week I have wondered about which songs Jeff McDaris would pick this week. If you haven’t heard, his son, John McDaris, was named Henderson County Public Schools Principal of the Year. I am guessing “Anything like me”  on his playlist this week is all about that!

“I started wonderin’ who he was gonna be,And I thought, ‘Heaven help us if he’s anything like me'”

Let’s give the dad — @SuperTCS — and the son — @johnrmcdaris — a shout out on Twitter, now X. In my travels, I come across many leaders who talk about how public schools run in the family. That is certainly true for this one. Thank you both for your leadership in your family, your schools, your districts, and your communities.

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Mebane Rash

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.

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