Last year, the Aspen Institute Education & Society program invited a diverse group of state policymakers from across the country to reenvision public education, trading in convention for approaches that would truly meet the needs of today’s students. The leaders were asked to build an education agenda that would garner broad political support. After months of discussion and workshopping with a wider group of education advocates, the Opportunity to Learn, Responsibility to Lead principles were released.
This collection showcases the ways in which education advocates are driving critical change by bringing the principles to life. The authors argue for bipartisanship as a key to success and describe the shared values and approaches they believe should be at the heart of education policy.
Read all the opportunities to learn in action here.
To go deeper into these ideas, visit Aspen Institute: as.pn/otl-in-action.