The truest measure of a society’s worth is whether it offers all children the opportunity to go where they want to go, do what they want to do, and fulfill their dreams. This is the American promise, and education is its foundation.
Under President Obama – the 44th President of the United States – the U.S. Department of Education worked to make America’s promise attainable for more students. The administration’s agenda focused on protecting access to a high-quality education for all students while reforming and innovating public education to produce greater equity.
Here you will find the legacy of the Obama administration’s work, and a balanced platform where you can learn about policies and ideas for improving public education.