Students As Agents Of Lasting Change: The Citizen Power Project | bbond

“The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically…Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., “The Purpose of Education”, 1947

Today is Martin Luther King Day and even now, all across the country, educators and students strive to meet the goal that Dr. King set for education.

The Citizen Power Project — presented by First Book, the American Federation of Teachers, the Albert Shanker Institute, and the Aspen Institute’s Pluribus Project – seeks to identify the intersection between…

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