Report Under the new Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts, students are learning to dissect, analyze, and comprehend the type of complex reading they will encounter in college and the workplace.
Report The Race to the Top program largely benefited educators, increased state capacity, redefined the role of state educational agencies, and generated unprecedented collaboration across states and districts.
Los Estándares Académicos Estatales, o Common Core State Standards, que ya han sido adoptados por más de 40 estados, son una de las reformas más importantes para el sistema de educación pública en los Estados Unidos de las últimas décadas. Los estándares mejorarán la calidad de educación, creando una hoja de ruta hacia el conocimiento y las destrezas que les hacen falta a los estudiantes de hoy para que logren éxito en el siglo XXI.
Report States and school districts are far from the goal of better, fairer, and fewer tests.
Report States and districts across the country are using promising and effective practices to implement the Common Core, but more work remains to ensure a smooth transition to the new standards.
Issue Brief Ensuring the most bang for the education buck requires innovation and flexibility in school finance.
Contrary to its name, the Student Success Act will have a negative effect on student achievement, particularly for our nation’s most disadvantaged students.
The president’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal calls for a bold new $75 billion investment in preschool.
Too few children in America attend preschool programs, but federal investment could bring up rates of enrollment in all states.
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.
Report Report from Melissa Lazarín offers recommendations for Congress as it determines how best to support the next generation of effective charter schools.
Report Melissa Lazarín explores the role of charter schools in turning around the nation’s lowest-performing high schools.