There are valid criticisms about the current structure of state standardized testing in schools; the solution is not to get rid of these assessments but rather to design them differently.
This analysis of testing in schools shows what the current debate gets wrong, and how educators and policymakers can create a future where assessments are a more effective part of the teaching and learning system.
Technology and artificial intelligence can vastly improve the types of assessments teachers use to guide students in their learning.
Value-based pricing aligns prescription drug prices to their clinical benefits, leading to lower spending and better health outcomes.
If the federal government required corporations to disclose markers of monopoly power, it would facilitate routine discussion and analysis of competition issues.
The Biden administration signaled an effort to shift overall U.S. policy by prioritizing diplomacy and making some modest shifts on the military front, but key human security challenges loom on the horizon.
Union membership significantly increases wealth for all households, but Black and Hispanic families gain the most.
Biden’s Build Back Better plan addresses key failings of the U.S. tax system that let the wealthy and corporations avoid paying their fair share; Congress can and should do even more.
Wisconsin’s 2011 concealed carry law has been linked to higher levels of gun violence in the state—and policymakers must take action to correct the problem.
The financial toll of extreme weather events fueled by climate change is at an all-time high and requires that Congress take bold action to move the country toward a 100 percent clean future.
President Joe Biden’s American Families Plan closes tax loopholes favoring the superrich while protecting family farmers and small-business owners upon passing a farm or family business to the next generation.
New data and analysis reveal important health disparities and barriers to care for transgender adults and what can be done to address these issues.
This fact sheet outlines the details of a proposed grant program that would increase recruitment and retention of highly qualified educators in schools with the highest teacher turnover.
The Center for American Progress proposes a new grant program to address the working conditions that contribute to job dissatisfaction and high turnover among the nation’s K-12 teachers in order to increase equal access to highly qualified teachers.
The current moment demands that the SEC add specific human capital metrics to its current disclosure regime to provide investors, other market participants, and the public reliable, consistent, and comparable information about companies’ management of their workers.