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House Republican leadership’s proposed funding bill would vastly cut support for economically disadvantaged students and eliminate important programs in the K-12 education, youth workforce development, and higher education spheres.
Nov 13, 2023
Paige Shoemaker DeMio, Allie Pearce, Tania Otero Martinez, 1 More
State and federal governments must empower schools to redesign teaching and learning for the generations to come.
Nov 1, 2023
Congress must maintain funding for a long-overlooked program that is helping to recruit and support more teachers of color.
Oct 19, 2023
With the student loan payment pause ending in September 2023, this column helps to answer questions borrowers may have about what the Biden-Harris administration is doing to pursue debt relief and what to expect in the upcoming negotiated rulemaking that will take place from October through December 2023.
Oct 6, 2023
Sara Partridge, Madison Weiss
As the country faces a student mental health crisis, state policymakers must focus on instituting policies that support schools in best serving their students’ needs.
Oct 4, 2023
Paige Shoemaker DeMio
The Center for American Progress’ community conversations with a Colorado school district illustrate how offering no-cost school meals is critical for students’ success and opportunities.
Sep 26, 2023
Allie Pearce, Anona Neal
Please join the Center for American Progress to explore the importance of nondiscrimination in education, especially in America’s colleges and universities.
Aug 29, 2023
K-12 education needs a seat at the table when implementing new laws to boost infrastructure, green energy, and technology.
Aug 17, 2023
Lisette Partelow, Akilah Alleyne
Jul 19, 2023
Every McGovern-Dole dollar spent on food is a down payment on thriving democracies and trade.
Jul 11, 2023
Policymaking that considers the unique developmental needs of young children, as well as their lived experiences and that of their families, can set the foundation for health and well-being throughout life.
Jun 29, 2023
Hailey Gibbs, Allie Schneider
The preschool years present a critical developmental period sensitive to changes in public health and social policy, for which robust investments in programs that support families can improve intergenerational outcomes.
Allie Schneider, Hailey Gibbs
The past decade of child care legislation illustrates an increase in bipartisan action on the child care crisis and highlights the need for Congress to enact legislation to support a federally funded comprehensive child care system.
Jun 21, 2023
Allie Schneider, Erin Grant, Shira Davidson
In addition to efforts from state and federal lawmakers, schools and communities have a critical role to play in addressing school gun violence through prevention and intervention approaches.
Jun 6, 2023
Allie Pearce, Akilah Alleyne
State governments are taking the lead in implementing no-cost school meal programs to eliminate administrative and financial burdens for students, families, and school staff.
May 4, 2023
Allie Pearce, Akilah Alleyne, Anona Neal
Apr 26, 2023
Jared C. Bass, Jesse O’Connell, Allen Thompson, 2 More
Dr. Anne M. Kress, Adrienne Elrod
Jared C. Bass, senior director for Higher Education at the Center for American Progress, testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education on the importance of funding for the Office of Federal Student Aid.
Mar 28, 2023
Jared C. Bass
The current process states use for setting child care subsidy reimbursement rates only looks backward, building low wages and scarce resources into the future of child care.
Mar 9, 2023
Marina Zhavoronkova, Nicole Rapfogel, and Emily Gee argue that in order to address America's nursing shortage, policymakers must take measures to improve nurses' working conditions and keep them in the profession.
Mar 3, 2023
Marina Zhavoronkova, Nicole Rapfogel, Emily Gee
In a comment letter submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Madison Weiss provides recommendations on the low-financial-value postsecondary programs list.
Feb 23, 2023
In a comment letter submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Bradley D. Custer discusses income-driven repayment regulation and the need for a student loan repayment system with a functional safety net.
Bradley D. Custer
Governors must take the lead in instituting policies that fairly compensate early childhood providers for the skilled work they perform, incentivize the creation of programs in child care deserts, and relieve families of the high cost of care.
In the third and final installment in a series on Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), the Center for American Progress and American Indian College Fund examine how a Tribal university in New Mexico is creating engineering and advanced manufacturing career opportunities on the rural Navajo Nation.
Jan 24, 2023
Marcella Bombardieri, Dina M. Horwedel
In the second installment in a three-part series on Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), the Center for American Progress and American Indian College Fund look at Leech Lake Tribal College’s law enforcement degree program and the college’s work on cultural revitalization and basic needs insecurity.
Dec 15, 2022
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