Getting high school students to and through college requires K-12 school systems to invest more in comprehensive college preparation efforts.
Education savings accounts are another attempt to divert public funding into a voucher-like program.
This issue brief explains how 15 states are leveraging Title II, Part A of ESSA to modernize and elevate the teaching profession.
This interactive tool provides examples of programs and initiatives across the country working to modernize and elevate the teaching profession.
The authority to change school governance may be a lever to turn around struggling schools.
Sixteen states and Washington, D.C., submitted plans to the Education Department for school accountability under ESSA.
States are using new indicators to measure and support student and school performance under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Every Student Succeeds Act provides new opportunities for school leaders to cultivate students’ learning mindsets.
As testing opt-out loses steam and students make large gains in reading and math, advocates of the Common Core State Standards have greater confidence that more students are achieving to higher standards.
The Center for American Progress models three school identification system designs to help states measure and rate school performance.
This report presents a framework for school accountability systems that achieve college and career readiness for all students.
The Every Student Succeeds Act gives states the opportunity to broaden their vision of accountability and create school classification systems using new measures of school quality or student success.
CAP and ERS outline sustainable turnaround practices for state policymakers and recommend the appropriate roles for the federal government, states, districts, and schools to play in supporting successful turnaround efforts.
This fact sheet provides a guide for state policymakers to improve their most struggling schools.
This report outlines eight key ways that states can help school districts make decisions based on evidence and improve their lowest-performing schools.