Issue Brief Low pay prevents talented and experienced teachers from living a middle-class life.
To ensure successful outcomes for all students, our nation must do more to improve the fair and productive use of school dollars.
We have ranked the educational effectiveness of more than 7,000 school districts in almost 40 states. Please use this online tool to benchmark the performance of your district—and approach our evaluations with caution.
Report By embracing big data and management technology, K-12 schools can raise student achievement and reduce costs.
Ulrich Boser and Max Marchitello explore the AP programs and the Common Core.
Issue Brief A new study reveals that the diversity of the U.S. teacher workforce is not keeping pace with the nation’s rapidly changing demographics.
Modernizing the E-rate program is a viable way to address the growing technological gap in schools and ensure that all classrooms are equipped for the 21st century.
Issue Brief Despite recent reforms, surveys indicate that teachers are largely satisfied with their jobs, which bodes well for initiatives aimed at providing teachers with the support and clear direction they need to improve the profession and educational outcomes.
Interactive Findings from a federal survey of teachers around the country show that teachers actually have significant control over their professional work.
Report States, districts, and policymakers need to think of better ways to support small, nonremote districts and recognize that an education system designed 200 years ago may no longer be the right system today.
Issue Brief A new CAP analysis shows that too often students use computers for basic skills.