Policy Briefs

Recommendations for the Louisiana TOPS Commission

On February 7, 2018, Michael Dannenberg, Director of Strategic Initiatives for Policy testified to the Louisiana TOPS Commission as they considered changes to their state financial aid program. His opening statement…

Five Questions for Any Free College Plan

Nearly every Democrat — and likely a number of Republicans — running for statewide office this cycle will propose some sort of free college plan. Those plans need to be…

Trickle-Down Cuts to Education

Washington, D.C. — With the stage set for tax reform following passage of the Congressional Republican budget, the Center for American Progress and Education Reform Now have prepared a joint issue…

A Democratic Guide to Public Charter Schools

By Charles Barone and Marianne Lombardo From their origins in the 1980's all the way up until present day, public charter schools have enjoyed support from elected officials, thought leaders, and…

Teacher Education Accountability: Arguments & Responses

On December 3, 2014, the Obama Administration officially released its draft teacher education accountability regulation. Education Reform Now highlights opposition arguments to the regulation and offers a set of responses.
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