I joined the 50CAN board because:
I joined the 50CAN board because advocacy plays a crucial role in helping to shape policy. Our system of universal free education is itself the result of advocacy by figures like Thomas Jefferson, who recognized that unlocking individual abilities would greatly enhance the prosperity and health of the nation. Today, we find ourselves with a system that is falling behind, failing too many children and highly resistant to change. 50CAN seeks to create the conditions where great leaders and practitioners can forge a brilliant future for public education in America.