Gov. Jeb Bush has presented himself as a moderate candidate who wants to restore Americans’ right to rise up the economic ladder. But his affirmative action ban lowered access to college in Florida and decreased economic opportunity.
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A Progressive Vision for Higher Education: A View from Washington
An infographic from Jeremy Ayers shows how Gov. Romney has repeatedly changed his tone on education policy.
An infographic from Jeremy Ayers shows how President Obama and Gov. Romney approach education differently.
Gov. Romney’s plan to improve education lacks the detail and depth the public should expect from a presidential candidate, writes Jeremy Ayers.
Stephen Steigleder explains how Rep. Ryan's budget plan would negatively affect Pell Grants, making college unaffordable for many low-income students who rely on the aid to get a higher education degree.
David Madland and Nick Bunker argue that strengthening our middle class will be good for our educational system and for our economy.
Examining test scores in all 50 states, David Madland and Nick Bunker find that a stronger American middle class is associated with higher levels of academic achievement.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund convenes experts and policymakers to discuss the right prescriptions for turning around low-performing schools.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund hosted a discussion this week on why reauthorizing ESEA is important for the future of America’s schools.
Memo from CAP Action and the National Employment Law Project underscores the need to expand key unemployment programs in the Recovery Act.