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.
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 […]