CAP has identified a series of proposals, including a grant program that would increase recruitment and retention of highly qualified educators in schools with the highest teacher turnover, helping ensure equitable access to great teaching in school districts across the country.
CAP has advocated for investments in higher education, including better supporting community college and part-time students, boosting the Pell Grant for low-income students, investing in minority-serving institutions, and recognizing the importance of robust student advising and wraparound supports.
Marshall Anthony Jr., senior policy analyst for Higher Education at the Center for American Progress, testified on the importance of expanding access to higher education before the House Ways and Means Committee on June 29, 2021.
Rasheed Malik, senior policy analyst for Early Childhood Policy at the Center for American Progress, testified before a hearing on the importance of investing in schools and child care to strengthen families and the economy at the U.S. House of Representatives on April 28, 2021.
CAP director of standards and accountability Laura Jimenez testified before the Council of the District of Columbia on education reform.
Testimony Before Council Hearing on Bill 22-776: District of Columbia Education Research Advisory Board and Collaborative Establishment Amendment Act of 2018
On January 30, 2018, the senior policy analyst for K-12 Education, Erin Roth, provided testimony before the D.C. Council in support of the goals of the Student Fair Access to School Act and the need for discipline reform.
Scott Sargrad, Managing Director, K-12 Education Policy, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Ben Miller, Senior Director for Postsecondary Education, testified before a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Rohit Chopra, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee.
Elizabeth Baylor, Associate Director of Postsecondary Education at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Office of Civil Rights Evaluation.
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, testifies before the New York State Office of the Governor Common Core Implementation Panel.
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