This fact sheet outlines the main goals and provisions of the proposed Public Education Opportunity Grants program.
The next presidential administration must take immediate, bold action to provide a quality education for every child.
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.
The Center for American Progress is proposing a new federal grant program to dramatically increase the federal investment in K-12 education and make education funding more equitable at the federal, state, and local levels.
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.
In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, a major federal investment in K-12 public education is urgently needed.
The federal government must take action in order to address the immediate-, medium-, and long-term fallout from the coronavirus crisis on pre-K, K-12 and higher education.
The Trump administration’s K-12 education budget eliminates important programs and cuts billions from public schools.
The time is now for policymakers to take a bold and comprehensive approach to K-12 education.
The FY 2020 Department of Education budget proposal would make drastic and harmful cuts.
America’s crumbling and outdated public school buildings desperately need federal government support.
From teacher pay to school infrastructure to workforce readiness, new governors should move quickly to advance key education priorities in their states.
Past school finance ligation shows that future reform must focus on the quality of education.
States and the federal government must reverse a decade of disinvestment and give students and teachers the resources they need to be successful.
A progressive education policy agenda should focus on putting economic mobility and opportunity within reach for all.