David Madland and Nick Bunker argue that strengthening our middle class will be good for our educational system and for our economy.
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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.
CAP Action's Shirley Sagawa testifies on expanding national service programs to allow more Americans to get involved.
John D. Podesta testifies to Congress on strategies to improve the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Sens. Clinton, Casey, and a panel of experts visit CAPAF to discuss universal access to early childhood education.
During the second presidential debate last year, George W. Bush ventured that "the No Child Left Behind Act is really a jobs act when you think about it."
During the final debate between President Bush and Senator Kerry, the president referred to education as the solution for problems ranging from decisions by corporate leaders to send jobs overseas to the need to raise the minimum wage.