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HLC Final Report: Recommendations to Improve North Carolina’s Education System

April 25, 2022

The Hunt-Lee Commission released its final report, which includes 16 recommendations to improve public education in North Carolina. The report was endorsed unanimously by all commission members, setting the stage for a productive bipartisan approach...

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National Unfinished Learning Retreat Takes Place in Research Triangle Park

November 16, 2021

Nineteen months into the pandemic, we are beginning to understand more about unfinished learning. We know this phenomenon has impacted students of color, students with disabilities, English language learners, and students from low-income backgrounds...

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Perspectives | Hunt State Policy Fellows: Meeting 1

July 29, 2021

We recently returned from the first meeting of the inaugural cohort of The Hunt Institute’s Hunt State Policy Fellows (HSPF) program, where we met county commissioners, school board members, mayors, city councilors, advocates, and other community...

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A Conversation with Governor Hunt

May 21, 2021

Governor Jim Hunt founded The James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership & Policy Foundation, Inc. in the spring of 2001 after finishing his fourth term in office as governor of North Carolina. He had seen just how powerful...

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North Carolina Postsecondary Education | Food Insecurity

March 17, 2021

Across the country many higher education students experience food insecurity - the limited or uncertain access to adequate food. Increasingly, students rely on campus dining services, and campus food pantries where available, as their only resource...

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Making Sense of NC School Funding: School Funding During Uncertain Times

June 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic downturn has caused significant uncertainty surrounding state and local tax revenues. These revenue shortfalls mean that policymakers have less money to allocate towards education and other government...

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Making Sense of NC School Funding: District Reflections on School Funding

June 3, 2020

In Part 5 of our Making Sense of NC School Funding blog series we invited leaders from two North Carolina school districts to share their perspectives on school funding. Read on to learn about school funding from Cabarrus County Schools’...

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myFutureNC Blog Series: A Board Member Q&A with Kevin Howell, Vice...

May 27, 2020

The ability of North Carolina’s institutions of higher education to prepare an industry-ready workforce has become increasingly important in attracting business to our state. We spoke with Kevin Howell, Vice Chancellor for External Affairs,...

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myFutureNC Blog Series: Innovative Models for Increasing College Enrollment and...

April 22, 2020

By Jack Cecil, President, Biltmore Farms and myFutureNC Board of Directors; Michael Dempsey, Dean and Director, Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville; Joseph Fox, Fox Management Consulting Enterprises; Laura Leatherwood, President, Blue Ridge Community...

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Making Sense of NC School Funding: North Carolina’s Resource Allocation Model

April 15, 2020

  In Part 4 of our Making Sense of NC School Funding blog series we will look specifically at North Carolina’s Resource Allocation Model of school funding and will explain the largest categories of allotments. North Carolina is one of eight...

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