What kids are taught in one state is different from what kids are taught in another, better preparing some students for college and the job market than their peers. Stand For Children wants all U.S. governors to commit to implement the Common Core Standards so that all high school graduates will be ready to compete in the global marketplace.
Passionate about improving the quality of education but not sure where to begin? No matter where you fall in the education reform debate, the best way to get involved is at the local level. Share your views with the people who can make a difference in your community: your local school board. Many parents and advocates don’t realize that school boards play a crucial role in local education policy.