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.
Khalilah M. Harris explains how best to continue learning for students regardless of location.
Bradley D. Custer writes about the historical context of denying system-impacted students access to federal financial aid.
Author Marcella Bombardieri explains how community colleges—which largely serve low- and middle-income students—have been weakened by years of underfunding and argues that they need local funding.
Bradley D. Custer writes about state financial aid programs' good moral character rules.
Author Khalilah M. Harris urges the Biden administration to prioritize education equity within its first 100 days in office.
Khalilah Harris provides a roadmap for civic and political leaders to begin addressing the legacy of institutional racism in education in the United States.
Through the lens of a community college student in rural Louisiana, Marcella Bombardieri describes why Congress must invest sufficiently in public colleges amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Bayliss Fiddiman argues that in order to prepare teachers and students for school in the fall, be it virtually or in person, Congress needs to allocate more funding for education.
Neil Campbell and Abby Quirk argue that robust research and development infrastructure is necessary in efforts to rebuild the U.S. K-12 education system following the coronavirus pandemic.
Author Marcella Bombardieri interviews Russell Lowery-Hart, the president of a community college in Amarillo, Texas, about what challenges students in poverty are facing during the coronavirus pandemic and how colleges are trying to help.