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Measuring Educational Opportunity in North Carolina Public School Districts

August 16, 2022

Dr. Robert C. Carr is a research scientist at the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. In a research brief titled “Measuring Educational Opportunity in North Carolina Public School Districts,” Dr....

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Early Childhood Issue Brief – Strong Foundations: Promoting Diverse and...

June 22, 2022

In the nearly 70 years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark anti-segregation ruling in Brown vs. Board of Education, America’s K-12 and higher education settings have become more richly diverse. But the same is not always true of American...

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New Hunt Higher Ed Issue Brief: Advancing Equity Through the Use of...

June 1, 2022

The Hunt Institute has released the third and final brief of the three-part Attainment for All: Equity in Postsecondary Pathways series. This brief brings the discussion on equity full circle by examining the use of disaggregated data to narrow...

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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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New Hunt Higher Ed Issue Brief: Supporting Native Students

April 13, 2022

The Higher Education team at The Hunt Institute has released a new brief written by Jamison Lowery, one of our 2021-22 John M. Belk Impact Fellows. The brief details the the history, policy landscape, and innovative practices that shape the work...

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New Hunt Higher Ed Issue Brief Highlights Importance of Wraparound Services

April 6, 2022

The Higher Education team at The Hunt Institute has released the second brief of the three-part Attainment for All: Equity in Postsecondary Pathways series. This brief examines the importance of wraparound services that provide equitable support to...

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The Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization Act of 2022: A Guide...

March 23, 2022

On March 22, 2022, South Carolina Senator Tim Scott (R), introduced The Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization Act of 2022. Following months of Congressional and public debate on the Biden administration’s proposed Build Back Better...

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COVID Constituency Policy Briefs Dive into Three Priority Areas for Education...

March 16, 2022

After months of conducting survey research, focus groups, and our own national voter survey in partnership with Lake Research Partners, as well as gaining insights from our partner organizations, The Hunt Institute and Governor Bob Wise is excited...

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Build Back Better Child Care Copayment Calculator

November 15, 2021

  The federal Build Back Better Act, now under consideration by Congress, would expand child care subsidy benefits to families making 250% or less of their state’s median income. Using a copayment system similar to that utilized by health...

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State Median Income and Child Care Copayment Estimates Under Build Back Better

November 5, 2021

The federal Build Back Better Act proposes to expand child care subsidies for American families, creating a copayment system similar to that used in medical insurance. Families will, based on family income, pay anywhere between zero and seven...

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