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
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.
Ed Trust–NY relaunched its New York School Funding online data tool that allows users to explore whether school districts across the state are equitably distributing resources to support students with the greatest needs.
The Education Trust–New York releases statement on Board of Regents amendment to graduation requirements
“We are deeply concerned by the Board of Regents’ decision today to pass an amendment allowing students scoring as low as 50% on their Regents exams to pass and earn a diploma for the 2022-23 school year.”