Transforming Education to Ensure Success for Each and Every Child

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The Challenge

36th

Where U.S. students rank internationally in math. They also rank 18th in science and 13th in reading.

65%

Of fourth graders are not proficient in reading and 59% are not performing on grade level in math.

1.7 Million

The number of first-year college students needing remedial help.

50%

Of U.S. Millennials are unable to effectively apply literacy or math skills in the workplace.

SOURCE:ETS

Policy Solutions

We advance a broad range of student-centered policy solutions that are increasing student learning, advancing equity and readying graduates for college and career.

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Policy Changes Lives

32

Where Mississippi ranks across the nation on improvements for 4th grade reading since implementation of a comprehensive early literacy policy.

1st

Where Florida ranks in the nation for Advanced Placement (AP) exam participation. Florida also ranks 3rd in AP success.

3.3 Million

Students enrolled in one of 7,500 charter schools across 44 states and D.C.

32

States which have fully authorized the use of demonstration of mastery to issue credit.

SOURCE:ExcelinEd

What They Are Saying

“By providing college and career pathways to Arizona’s students, our state will be poised to meet tomorrow’s demand for a highly-skilled workforce that creates a strong homegrown talent pipeline for Arizona businesses. With partners like ExcelinEd, our resolve is to bolster and strengthen these pathways to ensure every student has the opportunity to achieve the American dream.”

Sen. Sylvia Allen

Arizona State Senate

“If we don’t have a strong accountability system, then students from low-income families and students of color will not receive the instruction and resources needed to be successful.”

Pam Stewart

Former Florida Commissioner of Education