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.
This index contains a sample of documents from the U.S. Department of Education that evaluate American colleges, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Direct state investment in and enrollment at public universities and community colleges for each state is presented to support the need for a restored state-federal partnership in postsecondary education.
Findings from a federal survey of teachers around the country show that teachers actually have significant control over their professional work.
See how the state plans for ESEA flexibility waivers compare.
A number of grassroots organizations and fellowships have recently emerged in locations across the United States with the goal of giving teachers a stronger voice in the policies that affect their daily work in the classroom.
If we are to stay competitive in the global economy, we need to ensure all our children are ready for school.
This interactive map shows the number of 3- and 4-year-olds left out of state-funded pre-K programs nationwide.
Map from Ulrich Boser and Lindsay Rosenthal examines survey data on how much students are being challenged in the classroom.
Interactive map from a district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity.
Interactive from Saba Bireda shows snapshot of the U.S. rural student population.