Interactive Map: The United States Is Getting Beat on Preschool
Map If we are to stay competitive in the global economy, we need to ensure all our children are ready for school.
Infographic: We’re Getting Beat on Preschool
Early education in the United States seriously lags behind programs in other nations. The United States must increase investment in early education to improve the accessibility and quality of our preschools.
Federal Investment Can Help Close the Preschool-Access Gap
Too few children in America attend preschool programs, but federal investment could bring up rates of enrollment in all states.
Interactive Map: The Preschool-Access Gap
Interactive This interactive map shows the number of 3- and 4-year-olds left out of state-funded pre-K programs nationwide.
5 Ways No Child Left Behind Waivers Help State Education Reform
Flexibility from the No Child Left Behind Act provides states with important opportunities to increase the odds that their education reforms will succeed.
Top 5 Things to Know About Mayoral Control of Schools
Switching to a mayor-led school system can provide a huge boost in student achievement, and cities across the country are experimenting with this new method of district control.
Mayoral Governance and Student Achievement
Report Mayoral governance integrates school-district accountability and the electoral process at the systemwide level, and leads to school improvement and increased student achievement.
Sequestration Threatens to Further Exacerbate Educational Disparities in America
Congress must act before the March 1 deadline so that our most disadvantaged children do not lose access to vital education programs and services that are already inequitable at current funding levels.
Improving the Effectiveness of Our Teachers Will Help Student Achievement
To get the very best from teachers and school leaders, we need to develop high-quality assistance and processes to ensure the continuous improvement of all educators.
Investing in Our Children
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.
Using Teacher Evaluation Reform and Professional Development to Support Common Core Assessments
Report New approaches to teacher evaluation, combined with comprehensive professional development for teachers and school leaders and changes in the organization and capacities of school districts, can support the types of teacher knowledge acquisition and changes in instructional practices called for by the Common Core Standards and assessments.