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.
Interactive This interactive map shows the number of 3- and 4-year-olds left out of state-funded pre-K programs nationwide.
Too few children in America attend preschool programs, but federal investment could bring up rates of enrollment in all states.
Report Melissa Lazarín looks at the evolution of the School Improvement Grant program.
Report Report from Melissa Lazarín offers recommendations for Congress as it determines how best to support the next generation of effective charter schools.
Report Jeremy Ayers and Melissa Lazarín propose four strategies for turning around the nation's lowest-performing schools in the reauthorization of ESEA.
Report Report from Melissa Lazarín and Feliza Ortiz-Licon shows four charter schools that are leading the way in meeting the needs of their Latino students and English language learners.
CAP’s Associate Director of Education Policy Melissa Lazarín interviews Boston Public Schools Academic Superintendent Jeff Riley about implementing expanded learning time in one of his schools.