K-12

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 Goes Into Improving School Climate?

States want to ensure students and teachers feel safe and supported in classrooms and schools. There are countless ways education leaders...

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AEP: Linking Practice With Policy to Integrate the Arts

Embarking on its 25th year (and fifth year at Education Commission of the States), the Arts Education Partnership continues to serve as the...

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The Other Branch: Exploring Gary B. v. Snyder

This is the last post of a four-part series focusing on high-profile court cases with interesting implications for national education...

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Our Chartering Past Informs — And Shapes — Our Future

This guest post comes from former Minnesota state Sen. Ember Reichgott Junge, who is author of Minnesota’s 1991 first-in-nation charter...

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Using Clinical Assessments to Maximize Student Outcomes and Educational ROI

This guest post comes from Aaron Osmond, former Utah state senator and now vice president of sales and customer success at Pearson...

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