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The excerpt below is from an article written by Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National Education Association. It was published yesterday on the website Good: Creative Solutions for Living Well + Doing Good.
It’s been a little over five years since a financial crisis pushed our economy to the brink of disaster. Thankfully we didn’t fall into the abyss, but the recovery hasn’t been equally shared among all Americans. While long term unemployment remains perilously high and middle class families struggle to pay their bills, a fortunate few enjoy unprecedented prosperity.
The most important thing we can do to restore equal opportunity in our nation is strengthen public education. Most educators work hard and do a great job, but we can’t do everything that’s necessary by ourselves. Here are three ways that every American can help:
To read the article in its entirety, click here.