The future of the 20.6 million black and brown students and the teachers who serve them are inextricably woven together. We graduate or drop-out together. We learn or fail to learn together. We get suspended or stay in school together. As we move into decade three of the high stakes testing era and embrace the reality of a fast-approaching majority-minority public school system inside of a knowledge-based economy, every action we take to help these students achieve is mission critical. If they succeed, it is because the teacher leaders, administrators and superintendents of this great.