Stand For Children Leadership Center
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1732 Nw Quimby No 200 Portland OR 97209 USA
To ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, a college education. (continued on schedule o)to make that happen, we: 1) educate and empower parents, teachers, and community members to demand excellent schools; 2) advocate for effective local, state and national education policies and investments; 3) ensure that policies and funding we advocate for reach classrooms and help students.
Our national programs educate and empower parents, teachers, and community members to demand excellent public schools. We educate the public about, and advocate for, effective state and district level education policies. We ensure that new policies and funding reach classrooms and help students. Our staff provides parents and others concerned about childrens issues with tools to achieve long-lasting improvements for children with one unified voice.
our louisiana program is the largest of 11 state-level programs stand for children leadership center operates. In 2014, stand louisiana staff members worked in baton rouge, new orleans, and jefferson parishes to empower parents to serve as education advocates who demand a high quality education for all children, ensure effective teachers and principals for every student, support additional funding opportunities that make a direct impact in classrooms across the city, ensure the maximum amount of funds allocated by the district reaches the classroom, and support high quality public school options for parents and students.
our massachusetts program is the second largest of 11 state-level programs stand for children leadership center operates. In both boston and springfield, we worked to educate and empower parents, teachers, and community members to demand effective teachers and excellent schools, advocated for effective local, state, and national education policies and investments, and ensured the policies and funding we advocate for reach classrooms and help students. In 2014 we focused on pre-k access, turning around low performing schools, and continued implementation of education policy, namely s. 2315 which our affiliate, stand for children, inc. Helped pass in 2012.
stand for children leadership center operates programs in 9 additional states, arizona, colorado, illinois, indiana, oklahoma, oregon, tennessee, texas, and washington.
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