Report Innovation funds can be a useful tool to help the federal government find and direct public dollars toward what works, when they are designed and implemented appropriately.
Report Developing new teacher-evaluation systems has been identified by scholars and policymakers alike as a crucial part of improving teacher quality and raising student academic performance across the country.
Report The discussions required to reduce teacher absence and claw back associated learning loss require sensitivity to the needs of teachers, the scarcity of resources, and the urgency of improving achievement overall and closing achievement gaps.
If the Supreme Court decides against the use of race in college admissions, it will erase many years of progress for campuses trying to be more diverse and inclusive.
Students across the board are better served in an education system that seeks both excellence and equity.
The Center for American Progress understands that to be competitive in the global economy America must make investment in education a national priority.
Issue Brief Theodora Chang discusses the benefits of No Child Left Behind waivers for English language learners and English as a second language teachers.
A just-released Center of American Progress report sheds new light on the lingering vestiges of racial inequality in our schools, specifically on inequity in spending on students of color.
Report Ary Spatig-Amerikaner builds upon the well-documented correlation between people of color and people living in poverty to assess the ongoing impact of the comparability loophole on students of color.
Report Donna Cooper, Adam Hersh, and Ann O'Leary explain why U.S. economic competitiveness depends on the education of the next generation.
Issue Brief Kysie Miao reviews the history of performance-based funding in higher education at the state level.
Report Jeremy Ayers and Isabel Owen, with the help of Glenda Partee and Theodora Chang, outline themes across state applications to waive certain parts of No Child Left Behind, and offer recommendations for states and the Department of Education for the future.
An infographic from Theodora Chang and Isabel Owen takes a look at waivers to the No Child Left Behind Act.