By speaking as one national voice, CAPE successfully…

Promotes the vital role of private schools in American education and their significant contributions to educating the public and promoting the common good;

Defends the rights of parents to educate their children in the schools of their choice;

Encourages excellence and pluralism in education and promotes the right of private schools to fulfill their unique missions;

Fosters the participation of the private school community in shaping the nation’s education agenda, and develops and promotes positions on education policy;

Monitors and analyzes legislation and regulations affecting private schools;

Provides information about private education to policy-makers and the public;

Keeps You Informed about the private school community issues and programs.