Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2015-B005
Title: Endorse Church-School Partnerships to Support Public Education
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention endorse church-school partnerships as a path for following Jesus into the neighborhood, addressing educational inequity, and rejuvenating congregations; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention request the 'All Our Children' National Network to collaboratively convene an intergenerational symposium on “Children, Poverty, and Public Education: The Role of the Church in Addressing Educational Inequity,” with a report thereon to be submitted to the Executive Council for report to the 79th General Convention; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention urge church-school partnerships to join the 'All Our Children' National Network, and their local public education support initiatives, to hasten the day when quality public education is available to all children.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City, 2015 (New York: General Convention, 2015), p. 440.