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Experts Say These Are the Top 16 Priorities in Education
posted by: Alana | September 14, 2016, 07:47 PM   

Bellwether Education Partners (BEP) is a nonprofit dedicated to helping education organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors become more effective in their work and achieve dramatic results, especially for high-need students.

With the presidential elections just weeks away, BEP released their top 16 list of policy priorities this week for the incoming president-elect to consider when facing the most undiscussed issue facing our nation today.

This list was created with the help of dedicated classroom teachers and high-profile policy wonks alike of all political creeds and colors and was designed with the sole purpose of trying new things and making the education system more effective for the people it is designed to serve: students.

The top 16 priorities in education policy as deemed so by the Bellwether Education Partners are as follows:

1. Seed More Autonomous Public Schools
2. Transform School Hiring
3. Bring the Blockchain to Education
4. Share the Risk on Student Loans
5. Get Schools in the Fight Against Child Sex Trafficking
6. Scale Great Mentoring to Reach More Kids
7. Network Early Childhood Education Providers
8. Give Good Food to Kids
- Local Food for Local Schools
- Put Quality Ahead of Cost in School Lunches
9. Make Competitive Grants Work
10. Build Charter Schools Like Affordable Housing
11. Connect Career and Technical Education to Real Post-Secondary Opportunity
12. Provide Sector-Agnostic Federal Support for Schools
13. Expand Accountability in Higher Education
14. Create Real Second Chances for At-Risk Youth
15. Give Education Power to Families
- A Limited Right of Action
- Parent-Powered Schools
16. Democratize Data

Check out the FULL REPORT for more details!

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