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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

The Intersection Webinar Recap: Data Quality Campaign

Our thanks to Taryn Hochleitner, Senior Associate of Policy & Advocacy at the Data Quality Campaign. Taryn talked with us to cover DQC's recent report "Growth Data: It Matters, and It’s Complicated" which explores the different ways states have committed to measuring student growth and what that means for education stakeholders and their understanding... Read More

myFutureNC Blog Series: Reflecting on the First Year, Looking Ahead to the Next

By: Javaid Siddiqi, President & CEO, the Hunt Institute

  Over the last 15 months, the myFutureNC Commission has facilitated conversations on the critical role postsecondary attainment plays in ensuring that North Carolinians are prepared to meet the needs of our growing workforce and economy. The 45 Commissioners represent every corner of North Carolina and span the education, business,... Read More

Missouri Legislators Convene for State Education Policy Retreat

By: Julia Cunningham, Associate Policy Analyst, The Hunt Institute

  The Hunt Institute was thrilled to continue our work and mission by bringing our state legislators retreat model to Missouri for the first time. During the two-day retreat in Missouri, legislators engaged with state education leaders and national experts to explore pressing issues spanning Missouri’s P-20 education system. The... Read More

North Carolina Legislators Convene for Education Policy Retreat

By: Allison Goff, Associate Policy Analyst, The Hunt Institute

  The Hunt Institute works across the country to inspire elected officials and key policymakers to make informed decisions regarding education. In our home state of North Carolina, one of the ways the Institute fulfills this mission is through the annual legislators retreat during which policymakers engage with state education... Read More

The Intersection Webinar Recap: The Fordham Institute

Our thanks to Adam Tyner, Ph.D., Associate Director of Research at The Fordham Institute. Adam discussed Fordham's recent report Gotta Give 'Em Credit: State and District Variation in Credit Recovery Participation Rates which examined the prevalence of and enrollment in credit recovery programs—and how this differed based on school types and demographics. Our conversation included insights and the... Read More

myFutureNC Blog Series: Setting and reaching a postsecondary attainment goal – the role of the legislature

By: Representative John Fraley, House District 95, Iredell County

  Representative John Fraley (House District 95, Iredell County) has served in the North Carolina General Assembly since 2015 and currently serves as Chair of the House Education Committee on Universities and Chair of the House Education Appropriations Committee. Representative Fraley serves on the Postsecondary Committee of the myFutureNC Commission... Read More

The Intersection Webinar Recap: Accountability for School Improvement and College and Career Readiness

Our thanks to Kim Anderson, Senior Policy Researcher at the Southern Regional Education Board. SREB's recent report Accountability for School Improvement and College and Career Readiness covers findings on accountability for college and career readiness as articulated in approved state ESSA plans as well as regional trends that shows 5 ways states prioritize readiness.... Read More