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Jeremy Ayers Archives

No Child Left Behind Waivers

book_alt2 icon Report Jeremy Ayers and Isabel Owen, with the help of Glenda Partee and Theodora Chang, outline themes across state applications to waive certain parts of No Child Left Behind, and offer recommendations for states and the Department of Education for the future.

By Jeremy Ayers and Isabel Owen | Friday, July 27, 2012

Cut and Run

article icon Issue Brief There are better ways to reform the Elementary and Secondary Education Act than the Student Success Act and the Encouraging Innovation and Effective Teachers Act, write Jeremy Ayers and Raegen Miller.

By Jeremy Ayers and Raegen Miller | Wednesday, February 1, 2012

No Child Left Behind Waiver Applications

book_alt2 icon Report In reviewing states' applications for waivers to No Child Left Behind, the Department of Education should not rush to approve every application, ask for more information, and proceed with caution, writes Jeremy Ayers.

By Jeremy Ayers | Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Go Big on Education

Jeremy Ayers outlines five big policy ideas the Senate should put in its bill to ensure the next ESEA is big and bold enough to improve the education system and our economy.

By Jeremy Ayers | Friday, October 7, 2011

Education Waivers 101

Cynthia Brown and Jeremy Ayers explain why the Department of Education will offer waivers that allow states to forego ineffective requirements in No Child Left Behind.

By Cynthia G. Brown and Jeremy Ayers | Friday, September 23, 2011

Make Rural Schools a Priority

article icon Issue Brief Jeremy Ayers offers recommendations for improving rural education in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

By Jeremy Ayers | Thursday, August 4, 2011

Cutting and Running on Education Again

A new education bill from House Republicans would allow states and districts to shirk their responsibility to help struggling students and schools, writes Jeremy Ayers.

By Jeremy Ayers | Thursday, July 7, 2011

A Way Forward

book_alt2 icon Report CAP's Education Team outlines how Congress should move forward with the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

By Jeremy Ayers, Cynthia G. Brown, Ulrich Boser, Raegen Miller, and Theodora Chang | Tuesday, June 14, 2011

It’s Broke, So Fix It

Cynthia Brown and Jeremy Ayers explain why our nation’s future economic competitiveness and moral compass rest on reforming our main federal education law.

By Cynthia G. Brown and Jeremy Ayers | Thursday, May 12, 2011

Incentivizing School Turnaround

book_alt2 icon Report Jeremy Ayers and Melissa Lazarín propose four strategies for turning around the nation's lowest-performing schools in the reauthorization of ESEA.

By Jeremy Ayers and Melissa Lazarín | Monday, April 11, 2011

Momentum Builds to Reform ESEA

Recent developments indicate the public and congressional members want a reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act this year, write Cynthia Brown and Jeremy Ayers.

By Cynthia G. Brown and Jeremy Ayers | Tuesday, April 5, 2011

It’s Time for Congress to Roll Up Its Sleeves

Jeremy Ayers explains why Congress needs to prioritize reform of our main federal education law.

By Jeremy Ayers | Friday, April 1, 2011

College for All or College for Some?

Jeremy Ayers considers a recent education debate and concludes that our goal should be to provide equal opportunity for all students to access well-paying jobs.

By Jeremy Ayers | Tuesday, February 8, 2011