Our Issue Areas

The Education Trust–New York inspires public and political will to advocate for policies and initiatives in the following issue areas that will enable every young person in the state to achieve their full potential from early childhood through higher education attainment and the workforce.


Early Childhood

The first three years of a child’s life are critical. Learn how New York can support infants and toddlers.


How can we close gaps in equity and opportunity for all New York students?

The New York Equity Coalition

Learn more about our collective efforts fighting for higher achievement and greater opportunities for NY students.

Higher Education

Explore how New York can create a statewide postsecondary equity agenda.

Pandemic Response

Learn from parent perspectives and more about how to promote instructional equity and student well-being.