A National Perspective on Building Equitable Systems of Education & Well-being for All Children



Former U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King Jr, now President & CEO of Education Trust, a national nonprofit advocacy organization that promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels, particularly for students of color and low-income students, delivered the keynote address at the fall 2017 convening of the By All Means consortium. Former Secretary King provided reflections on the importance of local work in the current national education climate in achieving the goal of ensuring all children have the opportunity to thrive.