Michael Dannenberg writes about why education reform advocates should recognize extending their work to higher ed is a moral imperative that also happens to present a political opportunity. Talking points here. Additional shocking statistics included in our PowerPoint briefing.
The Current State of Immigration Play
There’s a lot happening in immigration, from the end of the DACA discharge petition to the failure of a Republican bill to multiple cases making their way through the courts. Read Janette Martinez’s latest blog post to get caught up on recent immigration-related activity and why Congress must act.
Did last week’s head fake on the Departments of Education and Labor merger distract you from the ProPublica Report on the dismantling of civil rights enforcement? That’s exactly what they wanted. Read more from Charles Barone here.
Are College Graduation Gaps in Massachusetts Getting Better or Worse?
In a follow up to No Commencement in the Commonwealth, Konrad Mugglestone finds that graduation gaps are getting worse in MA, especially for Latino students. Look at the data and read his recommendations to improve graduation rates through a comprehensive college promise plan.