Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
Profit Before Kids
Fixing Chronic Disinvestment in K-12 Schools
Curriculum Reform in the Nation’s Largest School Districts
Building Community Schools Systems
How to Give Teachers a $10,000 Raise
This week, Igor sits down with Oklahoma's "Teacher of the Year," Jon Hazell, to discuss why teachers are striking; CAP's director of K-12 Strategic Initiatives, Lisette Partelow, also joins.
State sex education standards are not adequate to prepare students for life after high school graduation.
Increased immigration enforcement under the Trump administration is disrupting learning and stability in schools.
Getting high school students to and through college requires K-12 school systems to invest more in comprehensive college preparation efforts.
High-performing public charter schools offer school schedules that better align with the needs of working families.
Erik Prince and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seek to privatize American institutions, which would undermine the country’s democratic foundation and key public services.
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.
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.
A 50-state review of high school graduation requirements shows misalignment between the coursework necessary to receive a high school diploma and to be eligible for college admissions.
A progressive education policy agenda should focus on putting economic mobility and opportunity within reach for all.
Congress’ spending deal makes a number of important policy advances—although it shamefully leaves Dreamers behind.
The negative impact of vouchers on student achievement is equivalent to missing out on more than one-third of a year of classroom learning.
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.