University of Chicago

Millennials must lead the way in advocating for equitable education

Millennials must lead the way in advocating for equitable education

Millennials, whose children are now school age, are projected to surpass Baby Boomers as the largest voting bloc next year. That means this key generation of voices holds a unique position to provide insight into the health of our public school system, suggest new ways to improve our schools and advocate for the future of black and brown children — too many of whom still lack access to a quality education.

A recent survey by The University of Chicago’s GenForward Survey Project, which focuses on the effects of race and ethnicity on perception and experience, found more than...

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