EPI documents impacts of social and economic inequality on student achievement, and suggests policies, within school and out, to narrow outcome gaps between middle class and disadvantaged students. EPI research refutes false assumptions behind politically inspired attacks on public education, teachers, and their unions.

Public Education Has a Steep Jobs Shortfall

Public Education Has a Steep Jobs Shortfall

We are currently experiencing a 377,000 jobs shortfall in local public education. The costs for students are measurable: larger class sizes, fewer teacher aides, and fewer extracurricular activities. View the snapshot

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