1 Protect Civil Rightsas the foundation of a viable, healthy democracy, framed in the Declaration of Independence, guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution and codified by civil rights legislation.
2 Engage Communityo protect the civil rights of all children by holding states and schools accountable for excellence and equity in education.
3 Demand Fair Fundingso that every child receives a quality education through fair and equitable distribution of resources.
4 Hold Schools Accountablefor the high achievement of all students, through fair and equitable practices that ensure their success and do not hurt kids.
5 Strengthen School Holding Powerfrom pre-kindergarten to college completion, ensuring that every student is valued, graduates from high school with a diploma, and is prepared for college, work and civic engagement.
6 Require Teaching Qualityso that every student benefits from teachers who are certified, teach in their content area, and meet or exceed high standards of excellence.
7 Ensure Access and Inclusion
so that every child, regardless of race, color, national origin, home language, gender, economic circumstance or disability, attends a good schools, has opportunities to learn and appropriate support to reach his or her highest potential.