Report National service provides significant benefits for both students and communities, and colleges must do more to make these opportunities available for college credit to all students.
Author Carmel Martin highlights evidence showing that School Improvement Grants work in low-performance schools and argues that Congress should continue to fund education programs that are proven to shrink education gaps in the United States.
Carmel Martin writes about what polling data actually reveals about opinions on the Common Core.
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, submitted testimony to the House Budget Committee for its hearing on the first principles of congressional budgeting.
Author Carmel Martin discusses the myths surrounding teachers' summer breaks.
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.
Issue Brief The United States is less prepared than its competitor nations to meet the demands of the global economy. To address the current and growing skills gap, it is time to ensure that no one will have to worry about where to get the money to enroll in a public college in the United States.
Carmel Martin discusses the future of teacher preparation programs and turning to Rhode Island for a road map.
Report Religious liberty protections must strongly protect both individuals and religious institutions, but must be limited when the exercise imposes costs or burdens on others.
Federal and state lawmakers must ensure that religious liberty is not used as a force to discriminate or impose costs on others.
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.
Carmel Martin explains why the Chicago Teacher's Union is mistaken in the vote to abandon the Common Core.
Carmel Martin argues that New York should capitalize on its workplace success and lead the country into the 21st century.
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, testifies before the New York State Office of the Governor Common Core Implementation Panel.