The FY 2020 Department of Education budget proposal would make drastic and harmful cuts.
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CAP analysis found that homework is generally aligned to Common Core State Standards, but additional policy changes would make it more valuable.
America’s crumbling and outdated public school buildings desperately need federal government support.
A new initiative will bring 21st-century approaches to environmental monitoring and public health.
Through organizing, lifting up community voices, improving curricula, and investing in effective leadership, community schools can realize their potential and grow to scale.
Children, particularly those of school age, have experienced pain and trauma as a result of Trump’s rhetoric and the immigration policies it begets.
Following the 2018 midterm elections, there are multiple opportunities to reverse the growth of private school voucher programs.
A new school enrollment and application process could help ensure students are matched with the schools they choose.
Past school finance ligation shows that future reform must focus on the quality of education.
In the 2018 midterms, education was a key issue in many state-level races, as some pro-education candidates won races and a number of education-related ballot measures were approved.
Policymakers must reimagine instruction and school structures to reflect the latest science of learning.
This November, voters in at least 35 states will have the chance to accept or reject roughly 150 education policy and funding questions in the form of ballot measures.
For-profit virtual charter schools consistently underperform other public schools. Available financial records demonstrate that large for-profit virtual charter school operators allocate public dollars toward advertising, executive compensation, lobbying, and profit at the expense of instruction.
States and the federal government must reverse a decade of disinvestment and give students and teachers the resources they need to be successful.
CAP director of standards and accountability Laura Jimenez testified before the Council of the District of Columbia on education reform.