Advocate

Advocate for the policies and programs that give all students an equal opportunity to receive a quality education. Make your voice heard by advocating for one of our current campaigns.

Chicago Public Schools CEO Search Recommendations from Educators

Educators for Excellence-Chicago hosted a series of focus groups with educators regarding Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Chicago educators are eager to work in partnership with CPS leadership during the CEO search, so E4E-Chicago aimed to expand the opportunity for feedback by conducting educator roundtables and surveys over the summer.

Take Action for Universal Dyslexia Screenings

In a survey of over 400 New York educators, special services for unique student populations emerged as the top priority — and now we have the chance to help some of our most vulnerable students: students with dyslexia. 

This cannot wait: Tell Congress that teachers need resources to reach kids during this crisis

Send a direct message right now to urge your Members of Congress to pass the funds our teachers and students urgently need to weather this crisis.

Tell State and District Leaders: Invest in Kids, Not Cops!

Will you stand with students and teachers across the country by adding your name to an open letter calling on district and state education leaders to invest in kids, not cops?

National: Reimagine, Represent: Strengthening Education Through Diversity

Educators, leaders, and organizations across the nation are urging Congress to hold hearings to shine a spotlight on the alarming diversity gap between teachers and students. Will you join us?

Boston: A Better Curriculum

This school year, E4E-Boston members are urging Boston Public Schools to adopt recommendations that would create a process to vet and recommend curricula that are high-quality, anti-racist, adaptable for remote learning, and approved by educators and community groups.

New York: Demand Diversity

New York City public schools educate some of the most diverse students in the country - representing over 180 languages, households across the economic spectrum, and the full ethnic and racial diversity that makes up America.  Unfortunately, only 39 percent of New York’s teaching workforce reflects that diversity. New York educators are demanding diversity in the teaching workforce that reflects the diversity of their students.

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