Over the past three decades, Chicago Public Schools have been improving; here are a few things to know about Chicago as we search for answers about how and why.
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On January 30, 2018, the senior policy analyst for K-12 Education, Erin Roth, provided testimony before the D.C. Council in support of the goals of the Student Fair Access to School Act and the need for discipline reform.
Congress’ spending deal makes a number of important policy advances—although it shamefully leaves Dreamers behind.
States have a critical role to play in expanding access to high-quality early childhood programs to ensure all children have the best start in life.
Conservative Attacks on Discipline Reform Are a Distraction from Meaningful Action to Prevent Gun Violence
Education leaders should focus on how to make schools safe, welcoming environments for all students—including through discipline reform.
Federal and state funding should support and expand prison education if the United States hopes to reduce its rapidly growing prison population.
Sixty years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, many students of color still have to fight for their right to a high-quality public education.
Civic education must be comprehensive and engaging to prepare the next generation to be knowledgeable and active leaders.
Every state lacks sufficient Latinx teachers to reflect the diversity of its student body. Policymakers need to adjust recruitment tactics to fill the Latinx teacher-student gap.
President Trump's promise to make schools safer after the Parkland shooting rings hollow against the cuts to such efforts in his 2019 budget.
The president's budget pays for his tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations by slashing health care, education, and other critical investments.
With their proposed fiscal year 2019 budget, President Trump and Secretary DeVos have demonstrated, once again, that they are eager to drain public education funds in order to push their privatization schemes.
This issue brief explains how 15 states are leveraging Title II, Part A of ESSA to modernize and elevate the teaching profession.
This interactive tool provides examples of programs and initiatives across the country working to modernize and elevate the teaching profession.
The authority to change school governance may be a lever to turn around struggling schools.