State Action to Revitalize Regional Economies Inclusively

As state leaders take action to help their communities recover from pandemic-induced economic devastation, they can look for new ways to...

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Investing in Teachers Beyond Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week presents a critical opportunity to create a renewed vision of how policymakers appreciate teachers. This renewal,...

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3 Ways to Support Early Career Teachers Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we express gratitude for all educators during Teacher Appreciation Week, one group of teachers may benefit from specific support from...

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Elevating STEM Education in 2021

Although most students and schools experienced widespread disruptions in 2020, education stakeholders have commented on an unexpected...

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Denim Day, Sexual Assault Awareness Month Highlight State Policy Options

Denim Day was born in the aftermath of outrage following the reversal of a 1990s sexual assault conviction in Italy. The conviction was...

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How State Policy Can Help People Rebound and Advance

An equitable economic recovery supports people who have been historically underserved and left out of opportunity, including people of...

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Advancing Governors’ 2021 Priorities Through the Arts

Each year, Education Commission of the States tracks and analyzes trends in education priorities from governors’ State of the State...

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State Policymakers Consider Teacher Workforce Issues

As we surpass the one-year mark of the pandemic, state policymakers continue to grapple with profound issues impacting student opportunity...

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State Leaders Weigh In on Higher Education During the Pandemic

Winston Churchill once quipped that he avoided “prophesying beforehand, because it is much better policy to prophesy after the event has...

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State Action for an Equitable Economic Recovery

State policymakers and leaders can play a critical role in creating an equitable economic recovery that ensures all individuals get the...

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