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.
Video Melissa Lazarín discusses opportunities for education reform this year and what the president is doing to promote innovation in our schools.
Report Melissa Lazarín examines the proposals in the Obama administration’s budget for education reform in the coming year.
Report Federal investments in educational innovation can help transform our schools to meet the demands of the 21st century. That’s why we need to shake up the status quo.
Report Report from Melissa Lazarin and Isabel Owen examines three collaborations between unions and school districts to expand learning time.
Melissa Lazarín and Robin Chait detail five innovative initiatives that states and school districts can implement with recovery funds.
Video Melissa Lazarín on what the budget blueprint reveals about what types of initiatives we should expect to see in the next year and how the budget will affect the No Child Left Behind Act.
Obama’s new budget blueprint includes much-needed money alongside critical reforms to transform our public schools, write Cynthia Brown and Melissa Lazarin.
Report Lea el informe completo (solo en inglés) (pdf) Definición de expandir el tiempo de aprendizaje El tiempo es de vital importancia para los niños que aprenden inglés. Los estudiantes de idioma inglés (ELL siglas en ingles) de kindergarten ingresan a la escuela con un vocabulario de 5.000 palabras en inglés menos que sus compañeros angloparlantes. […]
Report Report from Melissa Lazarín explores the value of expanded learning time for English language learners.
Eight ideas from Melissa Lazarín that the federal government can implement to improve education for Hispanic children.
Ocho ideas que el gobierno federal puede usar para mejorar la educación de los niños hispanos por Melissa Lazarín.
New graduation rate studies give insight into ways that we can get dropouts back in school and prevent them from leaving in the first place.
Melissa Lazarín is a Senior Policy Adviser for the Education Policy team at American Progress. She has focused principally on school improvement, educational innovation including expanded learning time and charter schooling, high school reform, standards, and education issues related to English language learners and Latinos. Prior to joining American Progress, Melissa served as director of […]