Carl Chancellor questions the states’ rights motives of the American Legislative Exchange Council in opposing basic education standards for our kids.
Report Jennifer F. Samson and Brian A. Collins summarize key findings drawn from the literature on promising practices that all teachers can employ when working with English language learners.
Issue Brief Isabel Owen looks at state plans to increase learning time and how states aim to use the additional time well.
A recent CAP event examines how much this Obama administration initiative has helped states and school districts.
Report Ulrich Boser digs into Race to the Top and gets a better sense of what exactly is happening within the states that won the grants.
Diana Epstein explains how the House GOP budget plan undercuts student aspirations and hobbles U.S. global economic competitiveness.
A proposal in Illinois to dramatically consolidate its school districts raises important and timely issues about education governance, writes Diana Epstein.
Issue Brief The Center for American Progress and the American Enterprise Institute offer joint recommendations on needed changes to Title I of the ESEA.
Report Community schools that align schools and community resources are a promising strategy for improving student outcomes, write Sebastian Castrechini and Rebecca A. London.
Raegen Miller explains why killing the so-called Title I maintenance-of-effort rule would harm our neediest children and crimp our future economic competitiveness.
Glenda Partee and Diana Epstein examine the president’s plan to strengthen America by investing in education
Kristina Costa explores “what works” platforms in education, pointing out their current limitations and also their importance in times of tight budgets.
Web-based educational tools hold the promise of both reducing the cost of higher education and helping learners complete their degrees.
Open education resources hold some of the answers to maintaining the quality of learning material while significantly reducing the cost of education, write David Wiley, Cable Green, and Louis Soares.