Advancement Project Closing the Opportunity Gap

Defend Data, Defend Democracy

By Yvonne Yen Liu and Diana Benitez Trump and his appointed heads of government agencies demonstrate a willful disregard for facts. It is unsurprising, then, that through the vernacular of Trump staff Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer, “alternative facts” has been introduced into the lexicon. It is also unsurprising that before Trump took office, data

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Promising the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures – A National Report

By Vickie Ramos Harris, Associate Director of Education Policy, Education Equity The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released their Dual Language Learners (DLL) and English Learner (EL) consensus report yesterday, Promising the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures. This national report examines the research on students learning English from early

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Setting Students Up For Success: Expanded Transitional Kindergarten

Early care and education programs prepare our children for success in the K-12 system, support working families, and help close the achievement gap as it first begins to form. Yet far too many young children lack access to the early learning opportunities that have proven to make a difference. Providing this foundation is especially crucial

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