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Analysis & Opinion

The views below reflect the Core Belief of the Partnership:

"We recognize that an excellent education system and political power are inseparable and necessary for the well-being of all and especially for the prosperity of women and people of color."











Articles & Opinions

"Presidential general elections are generally determined by two factors: the size and relative enthusiasm of each majority party's base, and which way the swing voters in the middle go. Every four years, members of both parties debate which factor is more important — turning out their partisans or appealing to the middle. The reality is that parties are like people: They should be able to walk and chew gum at the same time.", Charlie Cook, Cook Political Report

History Shows That Spending Cuts Are More Harmful Than Tax Increases During Recessions - Especially in a Downturn Expected to Be Sharp But Short Like This One, Boston Globe (May 15, 2020)

The Age of Schoolyard Politics - Trauma, Individualism, and the Hope in Collaboration, Yoav Litvin, Counter Punch (March 2017)

Educational Abuse of Black Kids, Michael Holzman, Dropout Nation (November 2016)

Why Gun Violence Is a Women's Issue, Scholars Strategy Network (January 2016)

Profiles in Leadership: Women of Color Elected to Office in Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts - Boston (October 2015)

A Conversation about Gender and Immigration with Diana Salas Coronado, University of Massachusetts - Boston (October 2015)

"Black Lives Matter" – The 50 State Report on Public Education & Black Males, Schott Foundation for Public Education (February 2015)

An Economic Agenda for America: 12 Steps Forward, Senator Bernie Sanders, Daily Kos (December 2014)

The View from Three Feet, National Opportunity to Learn Campaign (September 2014)

Too few minority politicians? You can't win if you don't run, Paru R. Shah, The Conversation (October 2014)

Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls: A Call to Action for Educational Equity - Executive Summary, National Women's Law Center (September 2014)

Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls: A Call to Action for Educational Equity - Executive Report, National Women's Law Center (September 2014)

Largest global study on Violence Against Women, PRWeb (March 2014)

Can Women Afford to Make Political Decisions?, Maria Jobin-Leeds (2013)

State of Work 2013: Inspiration & Ideas for Advancing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Philanthropy, D5 Coalition (June 2013)

Rate of Black voters in 2012: For First Time on Record, Black Voting Rate Outpaced Whites in 2012, The New York Times (May 2013)

Minnesota's tax plan: It's not overreach; its overdue, Chris Conroy, MinnPost (June 2013)

National Black Caucus of State Legislators Publishes Schott Article on Girls Equity Grant Program, Schott Foundation (December 2012)

Diversity Champions: 12 People Who are Breaking Down Barriers in Boston, The Boston Globe (December 2012)

Rising American Electorate, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (November 2012)

Post Election Analysis, Partnership for Democracy & Education (November 2012)

C4 Electoral Urban Strategy, See Forward Fund (September 2012)

Race, Gender and the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Expanding Our Discussion to Include Black Girls, Monique W. Morris and Schott Foundation (September 2012)

The Urgency of Now: A 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males, Schott Foundation (September 2012)

A Rotting Apple: Education Redlining in New York City, Schott Foundation (April 2012)

A New Take on 'No Excuses' — Tackling Poverty to Provide Meaningful Opportunity, John H. Jackson (April 2012)

Gambling on National Security, John H. Jackson (March 2012)

Change Dems Change, Michael Fogelberg (November 2010)

Lost Opportunity: A 50 State Report on the Opportunity to Learn in America, Schott Foundation (May 2009)

National Opportunity to Learn Campaign: Federal Recommendations, Schott Foundation (May 2009)

New Networks, New Power, Kelly Bates (January 2009)

10 Best Practices for Progressive Donors, Maria and Greg Jobin-Leeds (Spring 2008)

Obama Advisor/Schott President John Jackson on the Compact for Racial Justice (Dec. 2008)

Commonwealth Seminar Anniversary Speech 2008, Kelly Bates (August 2008)

National Electoral Program Outline 09 (June 2007)

Building Political Power After November 2004, Michael Fogelberg (April 2005)

Framing Statement for the National Electoral Project (April 2004)

Electoral Activism & Progressive Coalition Building Boston 1983-1993, Michael Fogelberg (February 1996)