As testing opt-out loses steam and students make large gains in reading and math, advocates of the Common Core State Standards have greater confidence that more students are achieving to higher standards.
Learning Mindsets and Skills
Are Trump and DeVos Waging a War on Teachers?
How Medicaid Cuts Could Hurt Education and Lead to Middle-Class Tax Hikes
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The bipartisan 2017 congressional budget agreement rejects the devastating cuts to student financial aid proposed by President Trump and supports today’s students.
Capping federal funding for Medicaid would make it harder for children with disabilities and their families to access the supports and services they need to thrive.
Watch a 100-second run-down of Trump's chaotic first 100 days.
President Trump and those who serve in his administration make policy that benefits themselves and special interest elites like them at the expense of ordinary Americans who placed their faith in him.
The CFPB’s proposed initiative would collect data from student loan servicers to improve student loan servicing in the best interest of students.
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tout local workforce development programs—yet want to cut their federal funding.
Trump’s actions during his first 100 days in office have time and again benefitted corporations and the wealthy at the expense of ordinary Americans.
The Pell Grant program provides millions of students with critical and necessary federal financial aid.
States and districts should consider policies to offset school funding inequities caused by parent donations.
Efforts to weaken the federal Gun-Free School Zones Act put students, faculty, and other staff at risk.
As the long-standing legal case on Trump University comes to a close, this brief looks at new evidence and insights on Trump and his hallmark educational initiative.
It should be no surprise that access to federal higher education dollars for financial aid is not secure if accreditors have little to spend on gatekeeping.
Cuts to Medicaid included in the American Health Care Act could be devastating to schools, which rely on Medicaid funding to provide critical health services to students.
Last week, the Center for American Progress submitted public comments to the U.S. Department of Education with concerns about accreditors lack of focus on student outcomes.