Report States, districts, and policymakers need to think of better ways to support small, nonremote districts and recognize that an education system designed 200 years ago may no longer be the right system today.
Including expanded learning time in the 21st Century Community Learning Center program is a good policy move that will improve education for many children nationwide.
The way that funds from Title II, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act are currently used needs to change substantially.
Contrary to its name, the Student Success Act will have a negative effect on student achievement, particularly for our nation’s most disadvantaged students.
Report In order for teachers to turn out students who are college and career ready, we must give them the tools and support that will allow them to learn, improve, and do their jobs better even as we hold them accountable for their work.
Issue Brief While state support teams have proven to be effective in improving district and school leadership, they need to work more closely with teachers to impact student learning.
Report States such as North Carolina must create the conditions that allow districts to support routines for improving student learning in their schools.
The benefits of preschool are too significant and numerous to ignore. America’s hope for a bright and vibrant future depends on investing in the education of its youngest population today.
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.
Video This video features teachers from across the United States who are members of new teacher-voice organizations and fellowships—groups whose missions involve getting more teachers’ voices heard in education-policy discussions.
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.