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Oral history interview with James "Jim" Baxter Hunt, Jr. [electronic resource], 2012.

Creator: Hunt, James B., 1937-
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 3.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 28 pages. + index. sound recording : 1 digital audio file (60 min.).
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Former Governor of North Carolina.

Scope and Contents

Four-term governor of North Carolina from 1977-1985, 1993-2001; invited to join Carnegie Corporation of New York Board of Trustees; interest in early childhood education; development and efficacy of programs: Smart Start, Teachers for a New Era, Small Schools movement, charter schools, Opportunity Equation; influential colleagues at Carnegie Corporation: Thomas H. Kean, Admiral James B. Watkins, Sam Nunn, Governor Richard W. Riley, Michele Cahill, Bruce Alberts, Vartan Gregorian, Carnegie Corporation staff; current involvement with Hunt Institute for Education Leadership and Policy; Carnegie Corporation goals under leadership of Vartan Gregorian; role of risk in education reform; evaluation methods for student, teacher and school; comparison of design and efficacy of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top programs; Carnegie Corporation goal to help regain American international prominence in education and immigration reform.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, 2013.

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