Join the Movement!

Attendance Matters

Learn the impact of attendance and take the pledge to help your child stay on track to a bright future.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, college or career training. Will you join us in the fight?

Join us in the fight.

Who Is Stand?

We are an established education nonprofit that aims to give every child a bright future filled with opportunity by advocating for research-based education policies and by empowering parents, teachers, and community members. Watch our video and read more about us.


spent per child on incarceration


spent per child on education


IL students graduate college ready