TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday, national education reform organizations 50CAN and StudentsFirst announced their merger, strengthening local networks in communities across the country working to improve the quality of education for every student. Patricia Levesque, CEO of the Foundation for Excellence in Education released the following statement.
“50CAN and StudentsFirst have been active, impactful partners in advocating for policies that refocus America’s education system to one that equips each and every student for success. This merger strengthens their work on behalf of students and we applaud Jim Blew and Marc Porter Magee for their vision and leadership. We look forward to continuing to work with the StudentsFirst-50CAN team to advance policies that result in a measurable, objective rise in student learning for every child.”