4th graders again

Finally, we challenge all 4th graders to take this challenge on regardless of whether your school or teachers are participating. It is your future we are all talking about here. Organize yourselves, make noise. Join other like thinkers. Find ways

Teachers Other Than 4th Grade Math Teachers

Some teachers other than 4th grade math teachers might feel slighted by this focus on 4th grade math. We challenge you in two special ways: Do not act in a way that waters down the effort on 4th grade math

Senior Citizens and Organizations helping organize senior citizen volunteers

Senior citizens have done much to make the world the way it is now. We challenge you to not stop now. There are roughly 4.5 million 4th graders in the US and more than 5 times that number of “active”

Influential Personalities

This is addressed to the Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerbergs, Eric Schmidts, etc. of the world who generally support efforts to make the world a better place for everyone, to please get behind this initiative with a vengeance. We challenge you

Sports Teams, Theme Parks, etc.

We challenge businesses and organizations that offer products and services valued by young people to join in promoting the initiative and student learning. For example, a sports team or theme park might offer to invite students from schools that attain

Sports and Entertainment Personalities, etc.

We know that sports and entertainment personalities have a lot of influence over young people. We also know that many of them are very concerned about the future of our country and especially the future of our children. We challenge

High School & College Students

This initiative is very much about the future of an entire generation. As a high school student in the Bronx said, we have to find a way so that not so many of our classmates fail (because the realized that

Community Support Groups

We challenge the community support groups to take the initiative to help ensure the schools in the community reach the goal of getting every student to full grade level mastery in math before the end of the 4th. This can

Local Political, Business Leaders, etc. and Local Service Clubs, Religious Organizations, etc.

We challenge the national organizations of these types to form a local Community Support Group/Organization to actively support the 4th grade students and teachers in their communities in their effort to achieve full 4th grade level mastery by the end

National Service, Youth-oriented and Religious Organizations

We challenge the national organizations of these types to encourage their local chapters and affiliates, to help organize local community support groups to actively support the 4th grade students and teachers in their communities in their effort to achieve full

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