Issue Brief Because high-quality preschool is exceptionally important to the future strength of our nation, it is imperative that we get the facts straight.
Interactive A number of grassroots organizations and fellowships have recently emerged in locations across the United States with the goal of giving teachers a stronger voice in the policies that affect their daily work in the classroom.
Report As education policies have evolved and recent policy initiatives have worked to expose the organizational and structural barriers to improving teaching, teacher voice in policy is perhaps more relevant and important than ever before.
Issue Brief The redundancy and fragmented structure of the governance of teacher training is handcuffing the effort to improve education for children.
Issue Brief A new CAP analysis shows that too often students use computers for basic skills.
Issue Brief Colorado lawmakers, by redesigning the state’s school-funding system, have pointed the way for other states to follow, but the fate of their efforts rests with Colorado voters.
Report This report proposes sweeping changes to the way American education is governed, recommends stronger and more centralized government at the state level, and suggests the weakening of lay-citizen participation in governance in favor of control by politicians.
Report In this report we discuss and closely examine Shanghai’s empowered-management program, an important education initiative that has markedly improved low-performing schools in Shanghai.
Issue Brief Early childhood education cultivates a future workforce, secures long-term economic competitiveness, and develops our nation’s future leaders. Universal high-quality pre-K and child care will also help families across America that are struggling with costly child care bills, missing work to provide care, or sending their children to low-quality care centers.
Issue Brief Increased investments in high-quality preschool education for all children, regardless of income, will put us more in line with the rest of the world and ensure school readiness for our most at-risk children.
Map If we are to stay competitive in the global economy, we need to ensure all our children are ready for school.
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.
The president’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal calls for a bold new $75 billion investment in preschool.