The early childhood workforce as a whole is grossly underpaid. New CAP analyses suggest that female African American teachers who work full time earn even less than their white counterparts.
Trump University: A Look at an Enduring Education Scandal
Proposed Cuts to Medicaid Could Mean Big Cuts to School-Based Health Services
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What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?
Under the new Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts, students are learning to dissect, analyze, and comprehend the type of complex reading they will encounter in college and the workplace.
Because high-quality child care and preschool prepare children for school and enable parents to work, they are necessities for children, families, and the economy, and state and federal policymakers must work to improve the U.S. early learning landscape.
The federal government already collects information about college students that could be used to improve the U.S. higher education system, but siloed systems and legal barriers stand in the way.
Inconsistency in the sanctioning of poor-performing colleges across accrediting agencies undermines the college oversight system.
The largest national accreditation agency is a deeply troubled organization that should no longer serve as a gatekeeper to federal financial aid.
The health care and housing sectors can teach us about rethinking college affordability.
Comprehensive federal data on people in college would help institutions, students, states, and the federal government.
Learn about next-generation school accountability systems and explore which indicators states currently use to hold schools accountable. This report is designed to help states as they build new systems to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act, which requires states to consider a broader range of measures for student and school success.
State accountability systems vary in complexity, and while the majority of states have surpassed the requirements of No Child Left Behind, nearly all states will need to make adjustments to comply fully with the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The U.S. Department of Education’s recent proposal to collect data on Pell Grant recipients’ graduation rates is a step in the right direction, but it needs to be improved.
How Educators and Communities Can Reduce the Fear of Deportation Among Unauthorized Students and Families
To ensure a safe learning environment, educators need to take action to support unauthorized students and students living in mixed-status families by discouraging the presence of ICE officers on school grounds and upholding the spirit of Plyler v. Doe.
This index contains a sample of documents from the U.S. Department of Education that evaluate American colleges, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Improvements to the Department of Education’s oversight of American colleges have the potential to deter fraud at for-profit education companies, including Corinthian Colleges.
Achievement gaps based on race/ethnicity and income start early and persist over time. A national high-quality universal pre-K program could help ensure that all children start kindergarten on equal footing.