Fact Sheet As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, proposed bill ignores opportunity to improve U.S. school systems for communities of color.
Fact Sheet As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, proposed bill reduces parent access to information about their children’s progress.
Fact Sheet As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, proposed bill ignores investments and supports for teachers.
Issue Brief As Congress debates No Child Left Behind, it should seize the opportunity to improve the way it allocates Title I, Part A, dollars to serve students in settings of poverty.
Report Stable, healthy marriages and relationships can bolster the economic security and well-being of adults and children.
A new CAP study calls into question the idea that up to half of beginning teachers leave the profession by their fifth year. In fact, 70 percent of new teachers stay longer than five years.
Issue Brief To address states’ devastating budget cuts to public colleges ushered in by the Great Recession, the Center for American Progress proposes a new funding mechanism to improve college affordability and decrease student reliance on federal loans.
Report Closing the educational achievement gaps of children of color would strengthen our economy and our nation.
Fact Sheet The Common Core State Standards represent an important step toward closing achievement gaps and opening the door to higher-paying science, technology, engineering, and math jobs for millions of low-income girls and girls of color.
Report States and school districts are far from the goal of better, fairer, and fewer tests.
Report States are moving beyond No Child Left Behind-era accountability to start building their own next-generation accountability systems.
Issue Brief New CAP research makes clear the importance of high teacher expectations for all students.
Report The cognitive science that provides the basis for the Common Core State Standards will lead to improved student learning.
Issue Brief Over the past year, the Common Core State Standards have become increasingly contentious. But research shows support for the Common Core’s principles remains high.