Since it is spring, the time college admissions offers are released, Rachel Fishman shares her…
“I remain concerned that many state [ESSA] plans fall short and risk continuing or even exacerbating inequalities for disadvantaged students.”
Speaking to state leaders about implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act
Data Quality Campaign
The Guttmacher Institute
Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.
Joshua Goodman, an associate professor of public policy at Harvard University, discusses his…
Inside Higher Ed 2019 Survey of College and University Presidents
“We spend an awful lot of time, energy and money being reactive to school safety. The pivot that needs to take place is how to be proactive.”
Speaking on the importance of mental health supports in schools
Research and graphic by FutureEd Research Associate Rachel Grich The…
“We are not doing our children any favors when we borrow from their future in order to invest in systems and policies that are not yielding better results.”
On her concerns about increased education funding despite the growing federal debt
National Center for Education Statistics
“Conservatives don’t like it when judges try to write laws, and conservatives should not like it when legislators and agencies try to rewrite the Constitution.”
On President Trump's executive order about free speech on college campuses
National Association of Charter School Authorizers
I believe in the promise education provides as an equalizer and as a means of increasing social mobility.
Chancellor of DC Public Schools
With only 7 African American students among the 895 students admitted to NYC’s most selective…
“This is an extreme illustration of a reality in our higher education system: Students from wealthy families and students from poor families are not treated equally.”
On allegations of widespread fraud in college admissions
We educate women because it is smart. We educate women because it changes the world.
Education Commission of the States
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Ted Mitchell, the President of American Council on Education, talks about what is…
“We still have a significant opportunity to take a big step in the right direction, and to make a significant down payment toward providing real opportunities for future students.”
On the need to reauthorize the Higher Education Act
National Council on Teacher Quality
National Center for Homeless Education
“Let’s speak truth: We’re a society that pretends to care about education, but not so much the education of other people’s children.”
Let’s speak truth: We’re a society that pretends to care about education, but not so…
Without a strong educational system democracy is crippled.
Scott Pulsipher, the President of Western Governors University (WGU), which has advanced online competency based…
Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.
“Knowledge—that is, education in its true sense—is our best protection against unreasoning prejudice and panic-making fear, whether engendered by special interest, illiberal minorities, or panic-stricken leaders.”
Knowledge— that is, education in its true sense—is our best protection against unreasoning prejudice and…