Spreading the word that "kids aren't cars". EAG is headquartered in Michigan.
Education Action Group Foundation believes the one-size-fits-all, assembly line public school system requires serious reform.
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- Put the needs of students first. What do students need in order to be successful? A quality teacher in every classroom. Up-to-date teaching methods and supplies. "Quality-blind" layoff rules are an insult to effective teachers.
- Put the needs of adults second. During contract time, the fight is invariably about pay, benefits and retirement, not “what policies need to change in order to increase student achievement.”
- Empower parents to choose the school option that best meets the needs of their children.
- State governments should enact reforms to give schools more control over their budgets and personnel decisions.