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NC Legislators, Educators Discuss School Accountability and Performance Grades

As part of our ongoing work to bring together policymakers, practitioners, and experts, The Hunt Institute recently hosted a dinner and discussion on School Accountability and Performance Grades. Dr. Christy Hovanetz, Senior Policy Fellow for Accountability at ExcelinEd, joined panelists Dr. Janet Mason, Superintendent of Rutherford County Schools, Freebird McKinney,... Read More

The Intersection Webinar Recap: The Role of Child Care in Economic Development

We opened May with another great Intersection Webinar focused on early childhood content. We were delighted to see more than 50 participants from across the U.S. who represent nonprofits, associations, education policy groups and more, tune in live to hear Cindy Cisneros, Vice President of Education Programs at the Committee for... Read More

State Teams Convene in DC to Advance Education Conversations

Last week, The Hunt Institute brought key state policymakers together in Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Education Retreat: Advancing Cross-State Conversations. The Retreat, which featured an evening keynote speech followed by a half-day of policy discussions, was held in conjunction with the Ronald Reagan Institute and their 2019 RISE Summit.... Read More

Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows Convene for First Higher Education Summit

The Hunt Institute expanded on our flagship Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows program by convening Fellows from across cohorts for the Higher Education Summit, a two-day meeting that highlighted the most promising postsecondary policy opportunities available to state leaders. The Summit, held on March 5-6, 2019 at Duke University in partnership with the... Read More

The Intersection Webinar Recap: Pritzker Children's Initiative

Our thanks to Kathy Stohr, Project Manger at the Pritzker Children’s Initiative. Kathy shared with us an update on PCI’s work to support families and children prenatally to age three. She also highlighted a new website — the National Collaborative for Infants & Toddlers — that can help a wide... Read More

The Intersection Webinar Recap: The Education Trust

Our thanks to Dr. Tiffany Jones, Director of Higher Education Policy at the Education Trust. Dr. Jones shared EdTrust’s recent report “Aiming for Equity: A Guide to Statewide Attainment Goals for Racial Equity Advocates” which includes a national analysis of statewide attainment goals which address racial equity, and a list of models and resources for stakeholders... Read More