Keep Our Kids Safe
and build inclusive, equitable, and welcoming school communities where all kids can thrive
Address Long-term Challenges
such as declining enrollment and under-enrolled schools, and the resulting budget cuts;
Challenge Our Students
to have them think critically and prepare them for the future;
Continue to close the Gaps
both the opportunity and achievement gaps, for our most disadvantaged students
Build more community partnerships
— with higher education, with leaders of the cities and towns across the district, and with local businesses and non-profits.
“The best and hardest job I’ve ever had.”
On his first day teaching, Jason walked into a crumbling building, a class of 40 kids with 20 desks, no textbooks, and most of the students reading several years behind, if at all.