The Center for American Progress endorsed a letter written by Student Voice to President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, and the Education Agency Review Team.
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Scott Sargrad joined his fellow members of the Task Force on Next Generation Community Schools to pen a letter to the incoming Biden-Harris administration about the benefits of community schools.
This memo outlined critical policy actions that the Biden-Harris Administration should take during its first term to address educational equity in nine key areas.
Led by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, this letter urged members of Congress to co-sponsor the Counseling not Criminalization in Schools Act.
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.
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Rather than leveraging the coronavirus to advance private school vouchers, schools need immediate fiscal stabilization and long-term efforts to improve public school choice.
#WeBuildEDU lifts up the voices of educators who are Black, Indigenous, and other non-Black people of color about how we create schools that work for all children.
CAP is embarking on a research effort that focuses on preparing students for civic life and the workforce of the future.
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.
Joint Letter From Education and Civil Right Advocates to U.S. House and Senate Leadership Calling for Maintenance of Equity Requirement in any New COVID-19 Relief Package
Led by The Education Trust, this letter urged House and Senate leadership in education committees and subcommittees to include a maintenance of equity requirement in any federal relief package.
A new study finds that investing in education can increase worker salaries and gross domestic product.
Less wealth makes it more difficult for African American parents to get reliable access to the internet and devices for remote learning.
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.