State Data Can Help Address Arts Ed Needs During and After the Pandemic

When the National Endowment for the Arts and Education Commission of the States conceived of this toolkit on arts education data more than...

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Don’t Derail! State Policy Solutions to Keep College Plans on Track

Earlier this summer, we published A State Policymaker’s Guide to Equitable Transitions in the COVID-19 Era, presenting a framework to...

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Strong Start to Finish: How Course Pathway Maps Increase Student Success

As developmental education reforms gain momentum across the country, course pathway maps help policymakers improve the student experience...

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Postsecondary Education Funding: Now Might Not Be the Time to Stick to the Plan

As states turn the page on a new fiscal year, concerns about how to fund education systems abound. Postsecondary education is no exception....

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C-Lab: The Path to Policy Reform Is Paved in Partnership

While innovation, policy reform and infrastructure development historically happen alongside — but more often without — students, the...

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Teacher License Reciprocity for Military Spouses

According to written testimony from the U.S. Department of Defense, “Barriers to the transfer and acceptance of certifications and...

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How Do States Fund Postsecondary Education?

Education Commission of the States recently released a 50-State Comparison detailing how state policies address postsecondary education...

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Assessments Will Likely Show COVID-19-Related Learning Loss: Then What?

Over the last several months, researchers and organizations have tried to quantify the potential learning loss as a result of the closures...

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How Teacher Reciprocity Can Help Schools Reopen

Teachers, doctors, and lawyers share one thing in common: when they move from state to state, their licenses may not follow. While licenses...

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Teacher License Reciprocity: An Updated Look

Educational research shows that, of the school-based factors impacting student achievement, teachers have the greatest level of influence....

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