To us, reimagining American K–12 education is more than a just cause, it’s the most important work we can do as a democracy. Equipped with nonpartisan research and proven tools, 50CAN citizen-advocates drive the creation of stronger, more equitable schools in every state and community in our network.

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Explore the CANnual Report

Education advocacy can seem overwhelmingly complex, but the goal of our shared work is straightforward: All children deserve a high-quality education, regardless of their address. See how we worked to achieve this mission in the 2016 CANnual Report.

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Campaign progress report: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island

As the year winds down, states with active legislative sessions through the fall have begun to wrap up their work. The teams at JerseyCAN, PennCAN and RI-CAN have achieved great wins for kids, made significant progress on several initiatives and weathered the hard-fought losses together. We’re proud to share our final campaign update for 2017.

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Stronger together

The 50CAN network grows every year to include more CANs, affiliates, fellowship communities, neighborhood initiatives and more. Here’s a peek at where we work.

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