Letting Our Teachers Flourish

by Students Matter “There is no system in the world that’s better than its teachers.” When educators are nourished with a sense of possibility, a culture of high expectations and opportunities for innovation, schools will flourish. That’s one of the main takeaways from the must-watch talk by Ken Robinson that […continue]

On the Anniversary of Brown v. Board

by Students Matter On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court of the United States declared that “separate educational facilities are inherently unequal,” ending the segregation of our public schools. The landmark ruling of Brown v. Board of Education affirmed the constitutional rights of all students to equal access to a […continue]

Stanford University Law School to Host Forum on Vergara v. California

On May 15 at Stanford University, Students Matter founder Dave Welch and co-lead attorney for the Plaintiffs in Vergara v. California Ted Boutrous will present the legal theory and innovative approach behind the groundbreaking lawsuit sponsored by Students Matter. Students Matter believes in the power of a good teacher. Research […continue]