Your weekly feed of reasons why TSC signatories decided to be, well, TSC signatories! (All emphasis added.)
“The system is broken. We cannot run our education system simply because custom has dictated so. As other sectors of our country have made progress, innovation has been lacking in education, where it is needed most.”
– Syed Ali, College Student, Wesleyan University, Bronx, NY
“I have seen it close the achievement gap for students who have not had easy access to rich text or tech environments at home.”
– Mak Mitchell, District Leader, New York, NY
“Our old model of schools is not getting the job done for the kids living in poverty. We need to do more to make it possible for them to have the same opportunities that wealthier kids enjoy.”
– Josh DoBell, Teacher, North Carolina
Now it’s your turn! Become a Signatory and tell us why YOU support expanding learning time!