Roberto Viramontes (Former Staff)

Resources by Roberto Viramontes

Addressing School Discipline as a Means of Achieving Educational Equity

| September 14, 2012 |

This past Monday, the California Department of Education, the Office of the California Attorney General, and the California Endowment hosted a hearing that touched

New Report on School Funding Reinforces a Familiar Analysis: We Underinvest in Students of Color

| September 5, 2012 |

A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) titled Unequal Education focuses on the measure of per-pupil state and local spending that

New Report Highlights Link between Teen Pregnancy and High School Dropouts

| July 17, 2012 |

Back in 2008, births to teens who lived in counties and cities where 25 persistently low-achieving schools are located accounted for 16 percent of

Education in the President’s FY2013 Budget

| March 6, 2012 |

A detailed analysis of President Obama’s federal fiscal year 2013 budget proposal for education. This fact sheet is part of our series analyzing the

House Legislation on ESEA – Far from Ideal, Yet Gaining Traction

| February 28, 2012 |

Educators, school districts, governors, parents and other stakeholders have waited since 2007 for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently

ESEA Reauthorization and Our Teachers: Diminishing the Teacher Profession Only hurts our Most Deserving Students

| December 19, 2011 |

As we wait for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to make it out of Congress in 2012 (don’t hold your breath), the First

It Makes Sense: A Comprehensive Strategies Model within ESEA to Improve Student Achievement

| December 19, 2011 |

The challenge of educating our students must not fall on schools alone; the whole community must be engaged.First Focus Campaign for Children works to

Parents for Public Schools Launches Petition to Stop Budgetary Cuts to Public Schools

| December 19, 2011 |

In the face of severe budget cuts to public schools by many state and local governments, our students and teachers deserve greater support. We

Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) and the Coalition for Teaching Quality host Briefing on Fully-Prepared Teachers

| December 9, 2011 |

On December 8th, 2011, Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) in partnership with the Coalition for Teaching Quality (which the First Focus Campaign for Children belongs

Confirming What We Knew: Poor Students Really Do Get a Raw Deal on School Funding

| December 2, 2011 |

A recent study by the Department of Education sheds new light on funding issues with our public schools. The outcome of the report, Comparability