Working Tirelessly

to drive improvement across the education continuum.

Leading the Way

After more than 50 years of public service including a historic fourth term as governor of North Carolina, Governor Jim Hunt continues to lead the way.

Find Out How

Governor Jim Hunt visiting with children.
Governor Jim Hunt visiting with children.
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Public Education

The Hunt Institute brings together people and resources that help build and nurture visionary leadership and mobilize strategic action for greater educational outcomes and student success.


Programs offered by The Hunt Institute focus on informing and inspiring elected officials and key policymakers to make decisions that result in improving the lives of all children through quality education.


The Hunt Institute creates meaningful platforms to engage policymakers across our work. We are unapologetic about the importance of equity—in educational access, quality, and opportunity—and it is at the core of the work we do.


The Hunt Institute is building a bench of informed policymakers, nurturing political leadership, and successfully engaging state policymakers on the full continuum of education policy issues.

We Have Staked a Claim for American Education

Equity is the lens through which we view all of our work, and we will be satisfied with nothing less than a quality education for every child, preparing them for citizenship, college, and the workforce. To that end, we are building on a solid nonpartisan foundation to reach more governors, legislators, and other education leaders.

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