Go Big Ed
is dedicated to uniting Nebraskans around our children and our schools. We seek
to bring out the best in them, and in each other. As friends and neighbors, we
will continue to develop a K-12 educational system in Nebraska that by all
indicators is No. 1 in the nation.
This is a
nonprofit, grassroots, ad hoc, statewide effort designed to inform people and
link them together in powerful new ways to advocate for what's best for
education is taking place in an inner-city magnet school or a one-room country
schoolhouse next to a cornfield . . . whether it's in a large tax-funded public
school district, a private school, a homeschool, a virtual academy, or some
combination . . . whether parents are receiving education "free" in a
public-school setting, or at their own expense in a homeschool or private
school . . . this website is designed to bring understanding to everyone, and
develop creative new ideas for solutions to our mutual problems.
Go Big Ed
is for parents, grandparents, teachers, taxpayers, school administrators,
school-board members, elected officials, school governance personnel,
businesspeople, volunteers, philanthropists, social-service professionals,
health-care experts, criminal justice workers, and citizens from every corner
of the state and all walks of life . . . everyone who cares about children, and
wants to help make their future bright.
is in traditional school settings, both public and private. It is in flexible,
privately-funded, market-based initiatives. It is in positive public policy
that respects and celebrates all options, all backgrounds, all viewpoints, and
the good life. We have it here. We really do. Our schools are excellent. But we
can make them even better. Together, we can make them . . . No. 1.
Go Big Ed!