How America Can Build Back Better

Recommended K-12 and Higher Education Priorities for the Biden Administration

As the Biden administration begins the work of helping the nation to heal from a devastating and tumultuous year, the preparation of young people and adults for economic mobility and success must be an immediate priority. Building back better should start with education, recognizing the critical role it must play in an equitable economic recovery.

Based on our work across the country to advance K-12 and postsecondary success, ESG has developed a set of recommended priorities for the Biden administration as Secretary-elect Cardona and his team prepare for their first 100 days and their longer-term agenda.