Leading the Nation

Resources and Materials

The following print and digital materials are available for download to help you plan and promote Leading the Nation events in your district.


Logo, logo mark, and social media frames for the initiative.

Talking points Download Word Document on student success in Massachusetts.

PSA radio and TV scripts that districts and partners can use to produce spots for local radio, TV, online, or print media.

Promotional flyer template Download Word Document for schools to adapt to send to parents, community members, etc.

Learning standards and student testing explainer videos for schools and partners to use at events.

News release template Download Word Document that schools and partners can easily customize to publicize activities to local media.


Frequently Asked Questions about Leading the Nation week.

Invitation letter to public officials, local leaders, and others Download Word Document that schools and partners can adapt for local use.

Local Leading the Nation declaration request Download Word Document for school boards, city councils, mayors, legislatures, governors.

Data/fact sheet on the achievements of Massachusetts districts, schools, and students.

Evaluation form to help us make future Leading the Nation events even better!


Fundraising guide with ideas on how to access resources for your events.

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