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The Power of Engaging Parents as Leaders

COFI builds the leadership, power and voice of low-income parents to improve life opportunities for children and families.

The Power of Engaging Parents as Leaders

COFI builds the leadership, power and voice of low-income parents to improve life opportunities for children and families.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Using ESSA to Tackle Chronic Absence from Pre-K to K-12

The inclusion of chronic absence in state ESSA plans provides an opportunity to create effective links between early childhood and K-12 educ


HIGHER EDUCATION and CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
The Biggest Losers in FY 2018 Higher Ed Budget Request

The Trump administration today released its full 2018 budget request to Congress -- and it has particularly harsh implications for students.


HIGHER EDUCATION
1098-T Data Light the Way Forward in Higher Ed Transparency

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Surprising Results in Study of Child Care Hiring Practices

Applicants with higher levels of education and experience less likely to earn an interview


HIGHER EDUCATION
Even at Private Colleges, Low-Income Students Tend to Go to the Poorest Schools

The private colleges that low-income students tend to go to are the least-equipped to serve them.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Democratic Bill Pitches New Package of Pell Proposals

Congressional Democrats introduced a bill full of old-hat policies—but it also contains some gems for an HEA reauthorization.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Out Today: A Tale of Two Pre-K Leaders

New America’s state-by-state comparison looks at leader preparation requirements, professional development, and compensation.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Choppy Waters: How the Student Loan System Reverses Progress for Previously Defaulted Borrowers

It’s bad news for the most promising group of borrowers in default.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Contours of the Field: Native Languages of Dual Language Learners

Dual language learners' native languages are academic assets. How do they support DLLs' growth and success?


HIGHER EDUCATION
Bipartisan Group in Congress Seeks to End the College Blackout

A bipartisan bill would go a long way toward giving students access to high-quality, comprehensive information when choosing a college.


HIGHER EDUCATION
NACUBO's Misleading Spin on Merit Aid

In its tuition-discounting survey, NACUBO isn't honest about how these policies are harming low-income students.