Opportunity is at the heart of the American Dream, and at the heart of opportunity is a job. When the right person fills the right job, we all benefit—families, neighborhoods, businesses. We all grow and prosper. Yet, there’s a disconnect in our country.
The link between America's economic strength and the quality of education we provide to our country's children is too often ignored in the national debate over public policy issues.
Every year, Education Week issues a state-by-state education report card to assess the quality of our nation’s schools.
As the year comes to a close, we want to thank all of the contributors and readers of our blog and take a look back at some of the posts you found most valuable. Here are the five most read blog posts in 2016.
Nogales, a small border town in Southern Arizona, is on a mission to challenge any misconceptions about the town and its people. Its location on the border with Mexico means that many people have pre-conceived ideas about what a border town is, who lives there, the quality of its schools, and the students they are producing.
The latest Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results released today show U.S. students remain middling in reading and science, but are falling further behind in math.