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The changing demographics of North Carolina, and the impact on education

Photo Credit: Alex Granados/EducationNC
  • Outside of metro areas, many North Carolina counties are experiencing more deaths than births
  • Many counties in North Carolina have more people over the age of 65 than children
  • Increasingly, the population of North Carolina will include people without children in public schools

In this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Rebecca Tippett, director of Carolina Demography at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Carolina Population Center. They discuss the changing demographics of North Carolina and how that may affect the state’s public schools. 


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