Members of the Network assert that quality schooling for a democracy and quality preparation of educators can best be accomplished by sharing responsibility for the following actions:
- engaging university faculty in the arts and sciences, education, public schools, and community members as equal partners collectively responsible for the Agenda;
- promoting and including partnership settings nationally and internationally that together represent urban, suburban, and rural communities, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse public school and university students, and a broad range of public and private teacher education institutions of varying sizes and missions;
- inquiring into and conducting research pertinent to educational practices and the renewal of public schools and the education of educators.
- proposing and monitoring federal, state and local policy that supports the implementing the Agenda for Education in a Democracy.
- providing opportunities for professional and leadership development for participants in NNER settings.
Revised and approved electronically by the NNER Governing Council February 16, 2007.