This fact sheet outlines the main goals and provisions of the proposed Public Education Opportunity Grants program.
A Quality Education for Every Child
The Opportunity and Counseling Corps: Helping K-12 Students and Young Adults Recover From the Coronavirus Crisis
Why K-12 Education Needs More Federal Stimulus Funding
Preparing American Students for the Workforce of the Future
In the Wake of the Coronavirus, We Must Design and Build the Schools We Need—Not Simply Reopen Schools As They Were
The next presidential administration must take immediate, bold action to provide a quality education for every child.
A new CAP study finds that the future success of ninth graders—from high school graduation to college enrollment—is correlated with how they rate the usefulness and engagement of their math and science classes.
The Center for American Progress is proposing a new federal grant program to dramatically increase the federal investment in K-12 education and make education funding more equitable at the federal, state, and local levels.
Vouchers Over Virus: How the Department of Education Prioritized Private School Vouchers Over Responding to COVID-19
Rather than leveraging the coronavirus to advance private school vouchers, schools need immediate fiscal stabilization and long-term efforts to improve public school choice.
#WeBuildEDU lifts up the voices of educators who are Black, Indigenous, and other non-Black people of color about how we create schools that work for all children.
A comprehensive approach to testing and gathering critical student data next year can support all students.
Preparation needs to begin now to ensure that equitable access for all high school students and transparency are at the forefront of plans for advanced coursework in 2021.
A new study finds that investing in education can increase worker salaries and gross domestic product.
Less wealth makes it more difficult for African American parents to get reliable access to the internet and devices for remote learning.
This report details the components needed to effectively prepare middle school students for rigorous high school pathways that will lead to success in college and careers.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, schools need additional mental health funding and support that is implemented with a racial equity lens.
Science, not politics, should drive the decision to physically reopen schools.
Postsecondary institutions must take immediate action to help address the issue of police brutality.
Fighting Systemic Racism in K-12 Education: Helping Allies Move From the Keyboard to the School Board
The surge of new allies in the Black Lives Matter movement for racial justice presents a welcome opportunity to implement systemic changes in the U.S. K-12 education system—and allies should start by following the lead of communities that are Black, Indigenous, and people of color.