What We Do

Fierce advocates for the high academic achievement of all students – particularly those of color or living in poverty.

Equity-Driven Data-Centered Student-Focused

K-12 Policy & Practice

All students need access to a high-quality, rigorous K-12 education to prepare for the opportunities and demands of the world outside of school doors. But too many young people — disproportionately African American, Latino, and Native students and students from low-income families — are getting an education that falls far short.

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Higher Education Policy & Practice

Obtaining a college degree has never been more important. Although higher education institutions have opened their doors to more students, we have not seen equal strides in the number of students who actually complete four-year degrees. Too few college freshmen graduate from a four-year university within six years. The numbers are worse for students traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

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Advocacy & Legislative Affairs

The Education Trust promotes and supports federal and state policies to ensure all students have access to a high quality education and opportunities to succeed in K-12 and higher education.

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