What We’re Thankful for This Year

It’s the season of gratitude — the time to reflect and celebrate, to give back and to count our successes. This year has been full of...

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Implications of the 2019 Elections for State Education Leaders

Though the 2019 elections may have been smaller in scale than in 2018, they still brought changes to leadership in several states that...

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On Teacher Shortages: No Shortage of Data or Teachers Available to Help

Teacher shortages are not a new challenge. One often overlooked root cause behind the ongoing recurrence of teacher shortage challenges is...

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Key Insights for State Action on Educational Attainment, Workforce Development

Almost 65% of jobs today require education after high school — and that proportion is only expected to grow, leaving behind millions of...

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New Data: Who Is Taking Art Classes?

News that the National Assessment of Educational Progress in the arts would fall victim to budget constraints raised a collective groan...

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Getting Serious About Equity in Dual Enrollment Programs

College-in-high-school programs — such as dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment and early college high school — are popular and...

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Driving Equitable Access in Higher Education

Every fall in New England brings falling leaves, and for the foreseeable future, it will also bring falling enrollments at many colleges...

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Partnering to Bring the Arts to Students in Rural Communities

A trip to a museum provides opportunities to experience the world at different points in time — to look back at the past to see a world...

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What Can We Learn From NAEP?

Mississippi and the District of Columbia, our nation turns its lonely eyes to you. The Magnolia State and the nation’s capital were the...

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Hitting Snooze on School Start Times

When Gov. Gavin Newsom signed S.B. 328 last month, California became the first state to mandate school start times. Starting in 2022, high...

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