PreK-12 Public Education Featured Resources

A Teachers’ Guide to the Common Core

This document was designed to support teachers of ELLs and students with disabilities as they seek to help their students meet new, higher standards in English language arts. Produced by AFT for AFT Connecticut, and supported by an AFT Innovation Fund grant.

Colorín Colorado

Colorín Colorado is the premier national website serving educators and families of English language learners (ELLs) in Grades PreK-12. Colorín Colorado has been providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities around the country for more than a decade.

Take Action

While some of the proposed regulations governing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) are valid, we have some major concerns and seek changes in other areas.

Weigh in on ESSA regulations.

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Children's health

Children's Health

Students’ wellness affects their ability to perform in school. Learn more and find useful resources.

Linking children's health to education

U.S. Education: A Global Perspective

Visit our site on the triennial PISA report, and the education policies and practices of high-performing countries. Also featured are child poverty statistics from around the United States and how they unmask disparties in education equity.

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