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Become a Know-It-All about all things education with Allison R. Brown, former attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division's Educational Opportunities Section and currently President of Allison Brown Consulting (ABC). With Allison's extensive experience, Know-It-All will inform listeners about education issues relevant to students, educators, families, community members, and others.

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