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EdNC: NC Chamber: ‘Better days ahead for our education and workforce system’

Speakers at a panel on success stories at N.C. Chamber's Education and Workforce Conference. Mebane Rash/EducationNC

State business and education leaders gathered in Durham on Thursday to discuss how to develop a diverse and competitive state workforce at the N.C. Chamber’s “Education and Workforce Conference.”

Debra Derr, N.C. Chamber director of government affairs, welcomed attendees to a “collaborative and critical” convening. The state’s education system must be aligned with its labor market, she said.

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