"Students for Education Reform is a club dedicated to closing the achievement gap between low and high performing K-12 public schools in America. We use political advocacy, group discussion, school visits, and more to lead education reform awareness and understanding on the campus level.
Our agenda includes:
- Policy Advocacy
- grassroots advocacy for pro-student state legislation
- Campus Awareness: Speaker Series
- brings leaders in education reform to campus
- brings SFER members to local cities to meet with ed reformers
- Campus Awareness: School Visits
- visit high-performing public schools
- see what it takes to close the achievement gap
- Campus Awareness: Discussion Series
- host dinners/discussions to focus on current education reform issues
- Service Opportunities: Break Trips
- over Fall/Spring Breaks
- Service Opportunities: Internship Placements and Tutoring
- match members with summer internships
- educate members about career opportunities"
This is a chartered club. That means that it can use University resources and can request funding from the Finance Board.