May 16, Progressive Party with Sen. Schumer Get tickets
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Underpaid and Unequal

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.

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Reading, Writing, and the Common Core State Standards

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.

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Early Learning in the United States

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.

FACT SHEET

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Watching the Watchdogs

Inconsistency in the sanctioning of poor-performing colleges across accrediting agencies undermines the college oversight system.

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ACICS Must Go

The largest national accreditation agency is a deeply troubled organization that should no longer serve as a gatekeeper to federal financial aid.

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Explore the Data for ‘Making the Grade’

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.

INTERACTIVE

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Making the Grade

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.

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Improving Data to Better Serve Low-Income Students

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.

COLUMN

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Looking in All the Wrong Places

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.

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How Much Can High-Quality Universal Pre-K Reduce Achievement Gaps?

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.

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