K-12

COVID-19 and School Funding: What to Expect and What States Can Do

The numbers are staggering. Since states began to issue shelter-in-place orders, virtually all 50 states have significantly reduced...

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Counting All Kids: How the Census Impacts Education

As state education leaders begin thinking about rebuilding after school shutdowns and the economic consequences of COVID-19, some...

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Opportunities for Career Credentials in Secondary CTE

Obtaining career credentials in a secondary setting can serve as a strong indication of skills to a student’s future employers and...

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Now More Than Ever, A Need for Measured Policymaking

We as state leaders have faced challenging questions in the past few months as we work to protect the health and safety of our citizens....

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Improving Teacher Workforce Diversity

According to the U.S. Department of Education, over half of the nation’s K-12 students are children of color, while about 80% of the...

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Appreciating Teachers (Like Never Before)

It is Teacher Appreciation Week. There may have never been a time in history when teachers have been so appreciated. With schools closed...

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AEP Focuses on Leadership Capacity, Partnerships to Inform Arts Ed Policy

A major part of the Arts Education Partnership’s work in the past six months has been focused on its new strategic mission and...

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Data You Can Use: Changes to the Educator Workforce After COVID-19

The coronavirus has upended the U.S. economy and education system in ways few would have imagined just two months ago. State and local...

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The COVID-19 Slide and What It Could Mean for Student Achievement

When students, educators and administrators return to school after the COVID-19 school closures, classrooms will be a changed landscape....

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Ensuring Sustainability: How Can States Strategically Allocate Funds to Support Ed Tech Priorities?

Professional learning that improves educator practice is supported by ongoing, job-embedded coaching. Therefore, to build educators’...

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