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.
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.
A comprehensive approach to testing and gathering critical student data next year can support all students.
Preparation needs to begin now to ensure that equitable access for all high school students and transparency are at the forefront of plans for advanced coursework in 2021.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, schools need additional mental health funding and support that is implemented with a racial equity lens.
Science, not politics, should drive the decision to physically reopen schools.
Fighting Systemic Racism in K-12 Education: Helping Allies Move From the Keyboard to the School Board
The surge of new allies in the Black Lives Matter movement for racial justice presents a welcome opportunity to implement systemic changes in the U.S. K-12 education system—and allies should start by following the lead of communities that are Black, Indigenous, and people of color.
In the Wake of the Coronavirus, We Must Design and Build the Schools We Need—Not Simply Reopen Schools As They Were
The global standing of U.S. public education has been in decline for years; the coronavirus pandemic offers an opportunity to design and build a system that supports all students.
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 coronavirus outbreak is forcing school leaders to make difficult decisions; equity should be the priority in plans to support students and continue educational activities if schools need to close.
A new Center for American Progress survey and analysis illustrate the importance of schools communicating different types of information to parents through a variety of communication systems in order to strengthen school-home partnerships and engagement.
Recent efforts to address the safety of Puerto Rico’s school buildings demonstrate an egregious lack of concern for the U.S. territory’s public school students.
Local, state, and national policymakers need to support and cultivate a robust high school civics education.
Presidential candidates should have comprehensive plans to give every student access to an excellent education.