Accelerate, Don’t Remediate Parent Action Guide

Your child deserves the chance to work at grade level, and even excel, every day in school. Use this guide to start conversations with educators to make sure your child is getting a high-quality education.

In a study of more than 2 million students in more than 100,000 classrooms, we found that students are more successful when they have the opportunity to do work that is on their grade level—and that students of color and low-income students are less likely to have that opportunity, even when they’ve been successful on grade-level work before.

Below, you’ll find questions you can ask teachers and school and system leaders to help ensure your child and all students get the opportunities they need in school to reach their full potential.

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Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, stands in front of her students while introducing them to the captivating world of science

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, introduces her students to the captivating world of science.

About TNTP

TNTP is the nation’s leading research, policy, and consulting organization dedicated to transforming America’s public education system, so that every generation thrives.

Today, we work side-by-side with educators, system leaders, and communities across 39 states and over 6,000 districts nationwide to reach ambitious goals for student success.

Yet the possibilities we imagine push far beyond the walls of school and the education field alone. We are catalyzing a movement across sectors to create multiple pathways for young people to achieve academic, economic, and social mobility.

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