Hope Street Group

Hope Street Group: Teachers shaping policy

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Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research. Mebane attended Irwin Elementary, First Ward Elementary, McClintock Middle, and East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1990 and the UNC School of Law in 1993. At the UNC School of Law, she was a member of the North Carolina Law Review.… Read full bio »

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  • Another Bill Gates backed outfit. This one uses teachers to push their Ed ideas.


    • Guy Hill

      We are actually not pushing Bill Gates’s ideas. We are working with the Department of Public Instruction, the State Board of Education and teachers, in order to figure out ways to improve education and influence public policy regarding education. We are listening to and engaging with the people who are most impacted by education policy. We are not “pushing” anyone’s educational ideas. Our only agenda is to involve teachers in the business of developing educational policy.