by Michael Dannenberg and Konrad Mugglestone

Education reform advocates should recognize that extending their work to higher ed is a moral imperative that also happens to present a political opportunity.


Here’s a summary of our argument:

The moral outrage that animates K-12 education reform needs to be brought to higher education. Now.

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For those graphically inclined and looking for more detail, see our Powerpoint presentation here.

On Wednesday, DFER President Shavar Jeffries detailed in The Hill President Obama’s “greatest unsung accomplishment” – his commitment to lasting, meaningful education reform and what it means going forward for the next President.

In it, Shavar outlines four principles if Hillary Clinton is to embrace and build upon President Obama’s education legacy. Otherwise, students will be relegated to a system that perpetuates inequality.

It is available here.