Leadership For Educational Equity

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Thu December 19, 2013

Training Teachers: The Growing Political Influence Of Teach For America In NC

Leadership for Educational Equity is a little-known 501c4 partner group of Teach For America.
Credit Dave DeWitt

Rob Bryan might not have needed the help. As the chairman of the Mecklenburg County Republican Party, he was well-positioned to run against, and defeat, a Democratic incumbent for a seat in the State Legislature in 2012.

But what turned out to be one of the more astute political decisions in his life happened more than 20 years ago, when he was a student at UNC-Chapel Hill and his roommate brought in a brochure for an organization he’d never heard of before.

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