How We Work

We are relentless advocates for educational justice for all New Yorkers. Through strong partnerships with equity-minded advocates, educators, and state leaders, we build a broad awareness of gaps in equity and opportunity, and take necessary action to close these gaps.

The Education Trust–New York fosters ideas and builds relationships that create lasting change. We inspire public and political will to advocate for policies and initiatives that will enable every young person in the state to achieve his or her full potential from early childhood through college completion and career attainment.

Our Work

We seek to promote equity-focused education policies and implement systemic change by:

  • 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.
  • 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.