relentless advocates of educational justice for students across New York State — particularly those of color or living in poverty
Equity Alert: The True Cost of Child Care in New York Model
How We Work
We seek to promote equity-focused education policies and implement systemic change by:
Working alongside a diverse group of partners, including families, civil rights groups, organizations representing children with disabilities, faith and business leaders, education reform organizations, and others to create lasting change.
Delivering hard-hitting data analyses that shed light on the urgent challenges facing our public schools.
Presenting opportunities and solutions for state policymakers to advance equity and educational justice.
Driving public demand for policies and programs that raise academic achievement and close opportunity gaps.
The Latest From Ed Trust-NY
Analysis finds pandemic accelerated declining student enrollment in every region of the state
While New York State schools have been experiencing declining enrollment for much of the past decade, a new analysis found that the pandemic accelerated this trend in every region in the state, driving the largest enrollment loss in the nation between 2019-20 and 2021-22.
Testimony: 2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing — Elementary and Secondary Education
As the budget season progresses, we presented before the New York State Senate and Assembly 2023 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing regarding elementary and secondary education priorities.
New model projects cost to provide access to high-quality child care for all New Yorkers
The cost model, developed by Prenatal to Five Fiscal Strategies (P5FS) and exclusively tailored for New York State, projects that New York would need to invest roughly $20 billion into making high-quality child care available to all children from birth to five-years-old, with providers earning a living wage.