2016

Straight from the Students: On Track for College and Careers

June 21, 2016

Students explain how their teachers are preparing them to succeed after high school.

Education Is the Key

May 23, 2016

Our CEO, Sue Desmond-Hellmann released her first annual letter highlighting some of the lessons she’s learned, including lessons from our education work. And here’s one example of how important it is for teachers to be engaged in the process of helping students reach high standards, because as Sue notes, “deep…

Straight from the Students: Finding Supportive Communities in Public Charter Schools

May 12, 2016

Students discuss their community and learning experience at Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington, DC.

Straight from the Students: What Makes a Great Teacher

May 3, 2016 | Teacher Engagement

Students share what they appreciate about their teachers.

EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT: List of Resources

January 25, 2016 | Curriculum & Instructional Tools

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) represents an unprecedented opportunity for policymakers and education leaders to translate recent research and learnings into equitable access to quality public education. To support state policymakers and education leaders, we’ve gathered a sample list of ESSA-related resources — overviews, infographics, transition timelines, and reports…

Everyone Has a Right to Their Dream

January 21, 2016

Young people dream about what they’ll be when they grow up, but there’s a gap today between where high school ends and dreams begin. A gap fewer and fewer are able to leap. Hard work and determination are not enough. Today, a high school diploma isn’t the end of learning—it’s…