Report States and districts across the country are using promising and effective practices to implement the Common Core, but more work remains to ensure a smooth transition to the new standards.
Issue Brief Ensuring the most bang for the education buck requires innovation and flexibility in school finance.
Contrary to its name, the Student Success Act will have a negative effect on student achievement, particularly for our nation’s most disadvantaged students.
The president’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal calls for a bold new $75 billion investment in preschool.
Interactive This interactive map shows the number of 3- and 4-year-olds left out of state-funded pre-K programs nationwide.
Too few children in America attend preschool programs, but federal investment could bring up rates of enrollment in all states.
Issue Brief As we continue to combat rising economic inequality, high-quality early childhood investments will help all children realize their full potential and provide enormous long-term benefits to society.
Report Melissa Lazarín looks at the evolution of the School Improvement Grant program.
Report Melissa Lazarín explores the role of charter schools in turning around the nation’s lowest-performing high schools.
Report Jeremy Ayers and Melissa Lazarín propose four strategies for turning around the nation's lowest-performing schools in the reauthorization of ESEA.
CAP’s Associate Director of Education Policy Melissa Lazarín interviews Boston Public Schools Academic Superintendent Jeff Riley about implementing expanded learning time in one of his schools.
Video Melissa Lazarín discusses opportunities for education reform this year and what the president is doing to promote innovation in our schools.