We believe that all families must have access to high-quality schools and that students need continuous support with appropriate resources and excellent teaching, regardless of their zip code, cultural background or socioeconomic status. Over the past seven years, we have worked to level the playing field. Our goal is to ensure that every New Jersey student can graduate from high school ready to enroll in college and succeed in their career. We pursue this goal each year through activities and strategies that support six policy pillars, which we broadly identified in our initial Framework for Excellence report and see as key for promoting equity in our education system: