Lifting Up America's Voices on Education -- and Acting on Them
This article is by Brian Gallagher, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way Worldwide, and appeared on the Huffington Post on April 14, 2011. It discusses how education reform requires community involvement. Here is a portion of the article:
"Across the country, we've heard that progress on education will require addressing the underlying conditions within communities....In turning outward, we must become the catalysts communities need to bring people together across dividing lines, spread proven practices in education, incubate new ideas and marshal resources."