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Karin Chenoweth is a writer-in-residence at The Education Trust. In this blog on The Huffington Post, she performs the critical and the long-overdue task of explaining what standards are and why they are important: “I…+
July 29, 2014
The former Mayor of Los Angeles and former union leader, Antonio Villaraigosa, speaks out against the efforts of teachers unions to undermine much-needed reforms and improvements to America’s education system. “As a former union leader and…+
July 29, 2014
BEST NC is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving North Carolina’s public education system through policy and advocacy.
Each affiliate is a lean and independent organization. Left alone, an affiliate would most likely flounder: isolated, outmanned, and outmatched.
America Succeeds assists our affiliates identify a manageable set of policy priorities aligned to our core principles, including the development of systems to keep board members and other key stakeholders up to speed. Our team is on the ground in each state providing strategic counsel with affiliate staff on a monthly basis.
America Succeeds helps affiliates find their bearing and provides customized support on the topics most relevant to an affiliate at a given time.
Emily Badger writes about how education gaps equal economic and geographic disparities in her Washington Post article: Census data suggests that in 1980 a college graduate could expect to earn about 38 percent more than…+
July 15, 2014
America Succeeds offers tailored solutions for business leaders and business organizations to smartly influence the systemic educational improvements. Through formal affiliate support, flexible strategic partnerships, and customized consultation, we leverage business influence in the right way at the right time.+
July 12, 2014
The America Succeeds model is supported by world-class research and analysis on highly effective impact networks. The structure reflects our belief in the importance of change happening organically at the state level. While our affiliates function autonomously, they all share a common set of core principles and a commitment to preparing students to compete in our global economy.+
July 7, 2014