ESSA process reveals pitfalls and promise

More than 30 states submitted their plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act to the Education Department Sept. 18, an important milestone that reveals both potential and challenges when it comes to rolling out ESSA, the latest version o…

Democrats tackle early childhood education and care

One of America’s toughest kitchen-table issues received vital national attention when congressional Democrats introduced the Child Care for Working Families Act—a bold, ambitious national strategy to place affordable, high-quality preschool and child care within the reach and the budgets of millions of families.