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MDC is pleased to share about an opportunity for funding and participation in a learning and action network to advance learning on creating educational equity for young people with learning differences who experience further marginalization due to racism and/or poverty.

It’s called LENS – NC, which stands for Learning for Equity: A Network for Solutions.

Letters of interest are due at 11:59 p.m. December 4, 2019.  Please note that submitting a letter of interest is the preliminary step in applying to be part of the Network. Please direct any questions to

LENS – NC is seeking a mix of participants, including community-based organizations. Please share this information with other organizations in North Carolina that you believe would be interested.

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

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