The Trump budget would squeeze working families for the benefit of wealthy elites.
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.
States and districts should consider policies to offset school funding inequities caused by parent donations.
Efforts to weaken the federal Gun-Free School Zones Act put students, faculty, and other staff at risk.
Cuts to Medicaid included in the American Health Care Act could be devastating to schools, which rely on Medicaid funding to provide critical health services to students.
The Trump-DeVos Budget Would Dismantle Public Education, Hurting Vulnerable Kids, Working Families, and Teachers
The Trump administration’s 2018 budget would strip $9 billion in critical federal funding from our nation’s public education system.
Many rural and small-town voters supported President Trump—but his agenda will harm families and the economy in their communities.
There's a large misalignment between what the public thinks and what the research says about student learning and effective teaching—and it has important implications for policy.
Many of the most prominent and influential education reform efforts would be hurt by proposed AmeriCorps cuts.
Although many students still don’t feel like they are being challenged in the classroom, there have been clear instructional improvements associated with standards-based reform.
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.
Small rural and suburban public school districts are a poor fit for President Trump’s proposed private-school voucher system.
Although African American students have made significant progress since the ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, access to high-quality public education is still a challenge for many.
CAP outlines five innovative school schedules that benefit teaching and learning.