relentless advocates of educational justice for students across New York State — particularly those of color or living in poverty
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
Ed Trust–NY releases updated toolkit for high schools to help students access financial aid for college, launches the 2023 New York FAFSA Completion Challenge to highlight successes
The Financial Aid for College: High School Toolkit reflects changes made this year to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and highlights 10 evidence-based strategies schools can use to help students with financial aid application completion and more.
Current college students led a discussion and held a space for high school students to ask them questions about what life after high school is like, as well as share their concerns and aspirations for the future with one another.
Finding the Perfect Pathway includes information about five different postsecondary pathways, and for each one offers questions to think about, resources, and guidance on next steps.