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Advancing K-12 education through innovation in teaching, learning and leadership, we bring together students, teachers, researchers, policy-makers and educational professionals to foster collaborations that improve education for all learners.

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80,000+ Educators served online since March 2020
115 North Carolina K-12 school districts served
160 Countries represented in Friday Institute online courses since March 2020
50 U.S. states represented in online courses since March 2020

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Exploring Next-Generation Education Webinar Series

Watch and listen to these cross-sector discussions on how we can work collectively to explore next-generation education systems, moderated by Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires.

Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy and Equity in North Carolina. Includes an image of a teacher working with three students who are reading books in a library setting. Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy and Equity in North Carolina. Includes an image of a teacher working with three students who are reading books in a library setting.

Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina

This policy brief extends the work of the 2022 NC PreK-12 Literacy & Equity Summit. It draws from a statewide educator questionnaire and focus group data to put forward six recommendations to strengthen North Carolina’s Literacy Learning Ecosystem.

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Our three areas of impact are at the core of our work, guiding our vision of all learners being prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

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