Press Room

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Report from BCG, Common Sense, and EducationSuperHighway Offers Fresh Insights and Guidance on How States and Districts Can Make Greater Progress During COVID-19 on One of America’s Toughest Challenges
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Campaign kicks off today at 10 a.m. PT with a virtual event co-hosted by the Commonwealth Club
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The following was released by James P. Steyer, CEO and founder, Common Sense on the new HEROES Act:
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Teens Say They Learn Better in Person and Worry About Falling Behind but Have Little Confidence Their Schools Will Keep Them Safe from the Coronavirus
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
A new Common Sense/SurveyMonkey poll that looks at civic engagement by age raises questions about what young adults will do heading into the election
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Industry veteran, previously at Sony, will lead the organization's first for-profit venture, a certified B Corporation, that will create and distribute quality media experiences for kids
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Tweens, Teens, Tech & Mental Health provides guidance to identify adolescents who may be most vulnerable, while acknowledging the critical importance of technology for teens, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, June 29, 2020
New Common Sense and Boston Consulting Group analysis shows 15 to 16 million kids—3 to 4 million more than previous estimates—and as many as 400,000 teachers lack adequate internet or computing devices at home.
Friday, June 26, 2020
New curated collection features Common Sense Selections and other outstanding movies and TV shows that teach important character strengths.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
As Facebook has fueled the spread of hate online, a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, organizes global corporations standing in solidarity against such hate.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Wide Open School introduces Spanish-language resources, as well as themed lessons to combat summer slide and provide structure and family support services.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Common Sense released the following statement in response to recent news and events in the United States.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Teacher stories add to growing support for funding to close the nation's digital divide.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Also this week: Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) introduces bill to close the homework gap; Senate hearing on broadband.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Parent Trapped captures the candid stories, joys, and absurdities of families getting more family time than they ever expected—or wanted.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Common Sense spearheads Connect All Students campaign to help families get online during this time.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
As schools continue to close as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, some of the most respected companies in education, media, and tech join forces to offer a free and open collection of quality online learning resources to educators and families.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The following was released by James P. Steyer, CEO and founder of Common Sense, after details of the final Senate agreement were released early this morning.
Monday, March 23, 2020
The following was released by James P. Steyer, CEO and founder of Common Sense, on the reported "homework gap" funding in the newest coronavirus response package to be proposed by House Democrats.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Compiles quality, age-appropriate media and education choices for families to use while learning at home.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Current regulations are outdated and do not adequately address dramatic changes in children's media.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Offers tools and lessons for virtual teaching and digital communication.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Compiles curated lists of media to support distance learning.