Connecting the Dots: Aligning Attainment Goals to the Workforce

Not a day goes by that I don’t read an article or hear an anecdote about how the future of the workforce requires more postsecondary...

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Preventing School Violence Through Threat Assessment

This is the third in a series of blog posts that explore state efforts to improve school safety through legislation, initiatives, task...

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Navigating the Tipping Point: Four Resources to Help States Design a Statewide, Student-Centered Learning System

This guest post comes from Lillian Pace, vice president of policy and advocacy at KnowledgeWorks, a valued partner organization. Views...

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Public Health in Schools Meets Religious and Philosophical Beliefs

In the past year, New York City saw a large scale measles outbreak, bringing forth news stories and public discourse around whether states...

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A Look at the History of State School Safety Legislation in the Last 2 Decades

This is the second in a series of blog posts that explore state efforts to improve school safety through legislation, initiatives, task...

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We’re Here to Support Your Efforts to Improve School Safety

So far in 2019, there have been 14 school shootings. I think we can all agree that one school shooting is too many. As students across the...

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What State Lawmakers Need to Know About the IL Financial Aid Scandal

On the heels of the college admissions scandal, last week ProPublica uncovered dozens of suburban Chicago families exploiting dependency...

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In WA, State Leaders and the Business Community Work Together to Develop the Workforce

This post is a collaboration with Maddy Thompson, senior policy advisor of education and college access for Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. In...

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Preparing Higher Ed for the Next Recession

While the economy is currently strong, conversations are already beginning about when the tides may turn. Survey data indicates that...

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Working on Connections Between Education and Work in Your State? Join Us!

What do people think about the connection between education and work? This was the big question posed at a concurrent session at the 2019...

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