A new CAP study finds that the future success of ninth graders—from high school graduation to college enrollment—is correlated with how they rate the usefulness and engagement of their math and science classes.
A closer look at the revenue gaps between community colleges and public four-year institutions reveals significant inequities and underscores the need for reform.
The past five years of public college enrollment trends show an overall decline in undergraduate enrollment; but there are distinct differences across student populations.
CAP is embarking on a research effort that focuses on preparing students for civic life and the workforce of the future.
The Opportunity and Counseling Corps: Helping K-12 Students and Young Adults Recover From the Coronavirus Crisis
Investing in an Opportunity and Counseling Corps would provide tutoring, counseling, and other supports to students as well as employment and skill development for young adults to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus.
This report details the components needed to effectively prepare middle school students for rigorous high school pathways that will lead to success in college and careers.
The United States can raise academic outcomes, lower youth unemployment, and strengthen its economy by following the leads of Germany, Singapore, and Switzerland in training their youth for in-demand jobs.
Students, parents, schools, and districts need more explicit guidance on how to deal with high school to postsecondary pathway requirements during and in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Schools, districts, and states should coordinate and prioritize investment in high-quality math pathways for students.
By placing a focus on racial equity, CTE programs can help narrow opportunity gaps.
Every state serious about improving outcomes for high school and college students should replicate the lessons learned from Delaware’s College Success Report.
The time is now for policymakers to take a bold and comprehensive approach to K-12 education.
States must take legislative action in order to ensure that the coursework to receive a high school diploma is the same for college admissions eligibility.
From teacher pay to school infrastructure to workforce readiness, new governors should move quickly to advance key education priorities in their states.
Communities across the country are redesigning their high schools to better engage students and prepare them for success in college and the workforce.