Those who insist that we’ll never fix America’s public schools until we solve poverty have it exactly backwards. We will never solve poverty in America until we fix our public schools. There is growing consensus about the reforms needed to provide a great education for every American student. What’s missing is the vehicle to turn those reforms into law where most education policy is made: America’s 50 state capitals.
50CAN: The 50-State Campaign for Achievement Now is a nonprofit...