Policies must include supports from birth for families, schools, and communities as well as access to high quality early learning.
Policies should assist in creating supportive conditions in homes and communities for learning outside of school, and within schools through fostering positive school climate and social and emotional learning for students.
Policies must be in place to provide quality teaching to students by providing supports for teachers in areas such as recruitment, retention, and professional development and learning.
Policies should support high standards, personalization of learning, innovation, a strong accountability system, and aligned curriculum.
Policies must ensure an adequate funding level for all students that is distributed in a way that ensures equity.
Policies should support strong, quality leadership both within schools– teacher-leaders, counselors, principals, and more– and those outside of schools– superintendents and state leaders.
Policies must support career pathways and career tech programs within schools, college preparation, and ways to ensure success in colleges and/ or careers for all public education students.