Education

K-12 after Katrina: A system that works

In 2004, one year before Katrina, 65 percent of all students in New Orleans were attending failing schools. As of 2014, that number has fallen to 7 percent.

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Is our children learning?

The dirty little secret of higher education is that a college degree doesn’t actually represent any particular set of knowledge or skills.

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Standards are important

The Office of Head Start estimates that implementing new standards without new funding would require cutting access for more than 126,000 children and families.

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Fixing FAFSA

Americans should enjoy the opportunity to easily apply for and receive timely, clear information about federal grants and loans for college.  

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