CAP has identified a series of proposals, including a grant program that would increase recruitment and retention of highly qualified educators in schools with the highest teacher turnover, helping ensure equitable access to great teaching in school districts across the country.
CAP has advocated for investments in higher education, including better supporting community college and part-time students, boosting the Pell Grant for low-income students, investing in minority-serving institutions, and recognizing the importance of robust student advising and wraparound supports.
Hailey Gibbs and Maureen Coffey make the economic case for a comprehensive federal child care package.
Jamil Modaffari discusses how states should be rethinking their approach to standardized testing in K-12 schools.
Rasheed Malik writes about the importance of including child care and universal prekindergarten in Build Back Better.
Bradley D. Custer and Ella Azoulay submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Education on the administration of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Author Abby Quirk explains how high school redesign efforts can improve student engagement, ensure equitable access to future career opportunities, and strengthen local industries.
Khalilah M. Harris writes about several ways the Biden administration and Congress can ensure students are able to return to and stay in school safely this year.
Bayliss Fiddiman and Toi Sin Arvidsson write about the importance of diversifying the United States' teacher workforce.
Eddie Phillips Jr. and Bradley D. Custer outline four steps that would enable community college leaders to meet the needs of justice-impacted students.
CAP's Higher Education team worked with Generation Progress to write a comment letter to the Office of Postsecondary Education on its intent to establish negotiated rule-making committees.
Author Laura Dallas McSorley argues that the pandemic laid bare the decadeslong child care crisis in the United States, and Congress must prioritize affordable, high-quality child care in order to build a stronger and more equitable economy.