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Opportunity for Some

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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Infographic: 5 Romney Flip-Flops

An infographic from Jeremy Ayers shows how Gov. Romney has repeatedly changed his tone on education policy.

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Romney’s Paltry Education Plan

Gov. Romney’s plan to improve education lacks the detail and depth the public should expect from a presidential candidate, writes Jeremy Ayers.

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The Middle Class Is Key to a Better-Educated Nation

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.

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Making Successes Out of Failing Schools

The Center for American Progress Action Fund convenes experts and policymakers to discuss the right prescriptions for turning around low-performing schools.

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Keeping a First Line of Defense for the Jobless

Memo from CAP Action and the National Employment Law Project underscores the need to expand key unemployment programs in the Recovery Act.

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