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.
Led by the Center for American Progress, these letters recommend to the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Progressive Caucus that $40 million in funding for the Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence grant program be included in the fiscal year 2022 budget.
Led by the Center for American Progress, this letter recommends that the Biden administration’s fiscal year 2022 budget include $40 million for the Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence grant program.
Led by the Center for American Progress, this letter expresses support for the Classrooms Reflecting Communities Act.
Led by GLSEN, this letter urges members of Congress to co-sponsor a new proposed resolution affirming the goals and ideals of No Name-Calling Week.
The Center for American Progress signed a letter written by Student Voice to the incoming Biden administration regarding greater partnership with youth on education policymaking.
Scott Sargrad joins his fellow members of the Task Force on Next Generation Community Schools to write a letter to the incoming Biden-Harris administration about supporting community schools.
Led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, this letter urges members of Congress to co-sponsor the Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act.
Led by the Education Trust and EducationCounsel, this memo outlines critical policy actions that the Biden-Harris administration should take during its first term to advance educational equity.
This letter, led by the Alliance for Excellent Education, responds to new guidance from the Department of Education regarding assessments, data reporting, and school accountability in 2021.
Led by the Education Trust, this letter urges Congress to include a maintenance of equity requirement in any federal relief package.