Our education system must deliver excellence and equity effectively, everywhere, for everyone. Focused on Pre-K through 12 education, this project aims to ensure that our education systems improve student outcomes by building and supporting a collaborative, multi-sector community network with this shared goal.
Millions of people, more than half of whom are parents of minor children, have been ensnared in our criminal justice system. All deserve a chance to succeed. This project works to repair the damage wrought by mass incarceration by building pathways from corrections to college, career entry, and family security.
A child’s adverse experiences — especially chronic stress — play a big part in their social, emotional, academic, and health outcomes. The Opportunity Institute is helping children of color and children who are economically disadvantaged overcome these obstacles.
Current math proficiency requirements and assessments are creating unfair and unnecessary equity gaps in educational attainment. This project will build awareness of these issues and advance policy principles that are evidence-based, equity-oriented, and that support effective practice to improve pathways to and through postsecondary education.