Education and Youth Policy
In his opinion on Board v. Board of Education , Chief Justice Earl Warren wrote, “Education is perhaps the most important function of state and local government. It is the very foundation of good citizenship.” States and localities pay for most of the costs of elementary and secondary education – but the federal government funding plays a key role. The federal government targets a greater proportion of its education spending to low-income students.
For more information on this issue, visit CHN’s Public Policy Priorities, 2013-2014.
Alliance for Excellent Education
Campaign for America’s Future
Campaign for Youth Justice
Center for Law and Social Policy
Center on Education Policy
Children’s Defense Fund
Committee for Education Funding
The Education Trust
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Education Association
National Youth Employment Coalition
Urban Institute Education Policy Center
Policy Analyses and Research
- April 23, 2014Urban Institute and CLASP: The Affordable Care Act and Youth Aging Out of Foster Care: New Opportunities and Strategies for Action
February 24, 2014FRAC: School Breakfast: Reaching More Children, Making Breakfast Better
Human Needs Report
Deborah Weinstein in the News
- Deborah Weinstein in the Huffington Post: Breaking Out of the Budget Straitjacket
- Deborah Weinstein in the Huffington Post: President Obama and the Politics of Inclusion
Sign up now to get timely updates on what’s moving in Congress and other human needs issues.