Don’t Quit On Me

Jennifer Jordan   •  
Instead of elaborate interventions to help at-risk students stay on course and in school, a new study suggests a deceptively simple solution might work best of all: weaving...

Building Bipartisan Consensus

Monique Rizer   •  
Opportunity Nation was invited to participate in a panel discussion and provide feedback on a new report, Opportunity, Responsibility and Security: A Consensus Plan for Reducing Poverty and...

Closer to a new federal K-12 education law

Melanie Anderson   •  
The long overdue reauthorization of the nation’s overarching federal education law, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), better known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), appears to...

The best jobs for young adults

Jennifer Jordan   •  
Right now, nearly three million new students – most of them young adults – are entering colleges across the country. For the vast majority of them, their goal...

Something to celebrate: Bipartisanship at work in D.C.

Melanie Anderson   •  
After years of delay and disagreement, Democratic and Republican Senators worked together to hammer out a compromise education bill to replace the outdated No Child Left Behind, also known as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and the nation’s overarching law guiding K-12 education.

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