Catalysts for Change. Meaningful Partnerships. Moving North Carolina Forward.

These are some of the trends in the field that we are watching because they impact the way we think about and approach our work.

February 21, 2018

Introducing: myFutureNC Blog Series

myFutureNC and The Hunt Institute announce their new blog: The Intersection. Throughout 2018 they will provide regular updates on the Commission’s progress and share what they’re learning from experts on how educators and business leaders across North Carolina can come together to meet the state’s attainment goals.

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February 16, 2018

myFutureNC Continues Its Work: Changes Will Drive Change

The myFutureNC commission met on Tuesday, February 13 at Inmar in Winston-Salem to take a deeper look at the issues faced by students across North Carolina along the education continuum.

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January 17, 2018

The Forgotten 500,000 College-ready Students

New Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce research and video shows that 500,000 college-ready students fail to complete a postsecondary credential every year and the potential impact on our economy if they were to succeed.

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May 30, 2017

Aligning Educational Doctorate Programs with Community College Leadership Needs

NC State University has embraced the need to redesign its educational doctorate program to instill critical competencies in emerging leaders. The College of Education is realigning its doctoral program through a partnership with the Aspen Institute, aligning with CPED’s work, and being informed by AACC’s competencies.

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April 12, 2017

Leading on Opportunity: The Charlotte Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force Report

The work begins today to ensure Charlotte-Mecklenburg is a community that cares about all of our children and youth—regardless of their income, background, race or zip code—and where all of our children feel they belong, have big dreams and have the opportunity to achieve those dreams.

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April 10, 2017

Does Higher Education Really Increase Economic Mobility?

The finding that is most important is that higher education is, in fact, an engine of upward mobility. While rich students earn more after graduation than poor students, the gap is quite small.

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