Collaboration is the Key to Addressing Education and Economic Inequality

Collaboration is the Key to Addressing Education and Economic Inequality

November 21, 2019

The Every Student Succeed Act pushes “states, districts and schools to identify key measures of school quality and to examine and act on the gaps in outcomes and opportunities for historically marginalized student groups.” This latest phase in the evolution of K-12 accountability can and should serve as a model for the public workforce system, allowing it to “broaden its array of indicators of success, according to Scott Sargrad in Forbes. Sargrad goes on to explore the undeniable “relationship between education and economic inequality” and outlines “three ways schools and the workforce [can] both learn from each other and partner more closely together to address inequality.”