WHERE THE WEAK GROW STRONG AND THE STRONG GROW GREAT

ABOUT GROW GREAT NC

The official toast for the State describes North Carolina as the land “Where the weak grow strong, and the strong grow great.” Grow Great NC is a non-profit, organized with the focus of helping all North Carolinians do just that, grow to be great. Grow Great NC will study, recommend, and promote ideas, policies, and people who will strengthen North Carolina for the benefit of all its citizens.

North Carolina’s students are the greatest untapped resource our state offers. Grow Great NC will focus on the following:

  • closing the achievement gap through improving student achievement by engaging stakeholders more;
  • studying best public education practices;
  • informing the public on initiatives to improve education;
  • advocating for the elimination of barriers to a quality education;
  • emphasizing the connection between quality K-12 education and the talent pipeline that is critical to strengthening North Carolina’s economic growth opportunities;
  • promoting individuals and their ideas that best capture the urgency needed for education reform.