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SC Lede: Better Numbers Don't Equal Good Numbers

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Gavin Jackson, right, visits Meg Kinnard, left, in Houston, TX, where she is undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede for September 14, 2021, we speak with State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman about school safety amid rising closings, quarantines, infections, and deaths from COVID-19. We're also joined by the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard with updates on her fight against breast cancer.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.