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First Book

First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need. Since our founding in 1992, First Book has distributed more than 160 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families.

U.S. Department of Education

The United States Department of Education establishes policies on federal financial aid for education, and distribution and monitoring of those funds. In addition, the department collects data of America’s schools and disseminates research. The website contains information for educators, students, parents, and administrators.

StudentsFirst

StudentsFirst is a nonprofit organization fighting for one purpose: to make sure every student in America has access to great schools and great teachers.

redefinED

The aim of redefinED is to recast the way we perceive public education.

RAND Corporation

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.

National Opportunity to Learn Campaign

The Opportunity to Learn (OTL) Campaign unites a growing coalition of advocates and organizers from across the country working to ensure that all students have access to a high quality public education.

National Education Policy Center

The mission of the National Education Policy Center is to produce and disseminate high-quality, peer-reviewed research to inform education policy discussions.

Institute for Research and Reform in Education

For over 18 years, the Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE) has partnered with schools, states, and districts to develop more personalized, engaging, and rigorous learning environments in struggling secondary schools.

GettingSmart.com

GettingSmart.com is a community of learners and contributors that cover important events, trends, products and publications across K-12, early, post-secondary education and lifelong learning opportunities.

Foundation for Excellence in Education

This foundation provides information and tools for each of the 50 states on how to reform education and what the states are already doing in this movement.

ESEA Reauthorization – Obama’s Blueprint for Reform

The Obama Administration released its blueprint for revising the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in March 2010.  Read the blueprint, blog posts, and various documents outlining research supporting the proposal.

Education Reform Now

Education Reform Now envisions an America in which every child, regardless of class or race, has the social and economic opportunities afforded by an excellent public education.  Achieving this vision necessitates a powerful chorus of voices within the education policy debate advancing a true agenda of reform, and speaking up on behalf of America’s children.  Education Reform Now seeks to empower individuals with reliable information so that the chorus will be informed and effective.