Center for Education and Workforce

  • K-12 Leaders & Laggards Circa 2014: How the States Are Doing

    AEI's Rick Hess discusses the latest Leaders & Laggards report.
  • Leaders & Laggards

    This report provides an in-depth evaluation of data and a careful analysis of K–12 performance and policy across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • Is U.S. K−12 Lagging Behind?

    Though our nation boasts many excellent schools, a number of troubling indicators show that our broader system is lagging in more ways than it is leading.
  • Tracking the ‘Career’ in College and Career Ready

    In comparison to the mountain of academic measures of college readiness, the amount of information available on career readiness is troubling.
  • Business For Core

    Learn how you can support the Common Core State Standards in your community to help ensure ALL students are prepared for college and careers.
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