StriveTogether tracks and uses educational indicators as predictors for pathways to economic mobility, so it might surprise people to see that we’re advocating for a specific federal housing policy. But for us, the connection is clear: To dramatically improve outcomes and reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities for children in communities across the country, we must align with systems in other sectors. It is not a “nice-to-have” — rather, it is a “need-to-have.” Without question, multiple factors outside of traditional education systems deeply impact student success.
Why StriveTogether, a national network improving outcomes for kids, supports the National Housing Trust Fund
April 2, 2019