Media Highlights

We Must Reauthorize ESEA Now

Mark Edwards   •  
We urge Congress to work together to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the current version of which expired in 2007 and is in sore need of renewal.

Opportunity Nation Leader John Sharify Wins Regional Emmy

We are pleased to announce that Opportunity Leader John Sharify, General Manager of Seattle Community Colleges Television, has won a Regional Emmy for his 2012 report, "The New Poor" for KING 5 News Seattle.

Time to Reauthorize the Federal Education Law

As Americans, we know that education is the gateway to opportunity. Until fairly recently, it was one policy area on which the U.S. Congress was able to work across the aisle, compromise and pass legislation

Opportunity Nation’s First Hill Day

Mark Edwards   •  
Two dozen Opportunity Leaders and Scholars were joined by coalition members and our friends and staff. We urged members of Congress to support measures that will expand educational and economic opportunity for our nation’s youth.

Safety and Opportunity

Tamara Keeney   •  
For week two of our summer indicator blog series, we take a look at community safety. The Opportunity Index measures community safety using the number of violent crimes,...

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