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Carmel Martin Archives

Fixing Sequestration and Improving the Budget Process

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.

by Carmel Martin | Tuesday, July 28, 2015

School Is Never Out for Teachers

Author Carmel Martin discusses the myths surrounding teachers' summer breaks.

by Carmel Martin | Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Guía Para Una Transición Exitosa Al ‘Common Core’ En Estados y Distritos

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.

by Carmel Martin, Max Marchitello, Melissa Lazarín | Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Strengthening Our Economy Through College for All

Penn State campus article icon 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.

by David A. Bergeron and Carmel Martin | Thursday, February 19, 2015

R.I. is national model for teacher preparation

Carmel Martin discusses the future of teacher preparation programs and turning to Rhode Island for a road map.

by Carmel Martin | Friday, December 12, 2014

A Blueprint for Reclaiming Religious Liberty Post-Hobby Lobby

People pray in front of the Supreme Court. book_alt2 icon 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.

by Donna Barry, Sandhya Bathija, Laura E. Durso, Joshua Field, Carmel Martin, Sally Steenland | Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Re-Establishing Religious Liberty Post-Hobby Lobby

Hobby LobbyFederal and state lawmakers must ensure that religious liberty is not used as a force to discriminate or impose costs on others.

by Carmel Martin and Joshua Field | Monday, June 30, 2014

Roadmap for a Successful Transition to the Common Core in States and Districts

book_alt2 icon 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.

by Carmel Martin, Max Marchitello, and Melissa Lazarín | Wednesday, June 25, 2014

CTU foolish to fight Common Core

Carmel Martin explains why the Chicago Teacher's Union is mistaken in the vote to abandon the Common Core.

by Carmel Martin | Monday, May 19, 2014

New York City Leads the American Workforce Out of the Mad Men Era

Carmel Martin argues that New York should capitalize on its workplace success and lead the country into the 21st century.

by Carmel Martin | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Common Core Implementation Best Practices

Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, testifies before the New York State Office of the Governor Common Core Implementation Panel.

by Carmel Martin | Friday, February 28, 2014

Carmel Martin

Carmel Martin is the Executive Vice President for Policy at American Progress. She manages policy across issue areas and is a key member of CAP’s executive team. Before joining American Progress, Martin was the assistant secretary for planning, evaluation, and policy development at the Department of Education. In this position, she led the Department’s policy and […]

| Monday, April 22, 2013