K-12

States Establish Holocaust Education Policies

The Days of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust were commemorated across the country during the week of April 4th this year. This...

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What’s Next for School Accountability?

Little did we know, the final year of ESSA implementation would be intertwined with a wave of unprecedented challenges to the education...

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States Assess Accountability Requirements During COVID-19

The final year of ESSA implementation brought a wave of unprecedented challenges to education systems nationwide. In response to the...

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The Every Student Succeeds Act: 5 Years Later

The Every Student Succeeds Act was signed into law in December 2015, bringing sweeping changes to K-12 education, particularly state...

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Early Legislative Trends for K-12 Funding

As the state budget season approaches and the American Rescue Plan has been enacted, it’s worth taking a look at how states are thinking...

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States Explore Solutions to Learning Loss and Equitable Transitions

In the year since the pandemic brought the country to a halt, state policymakers faced challenges transitioning to a remote work and...

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The American Rescue Plan: What’s In It for K-12 Schools?

Congress approved the American Rescue Plan (H.R.1319) on March 10, and it’s now on its way to President Joe Biden. Understanding the maze...

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Leveraging Educator Micro-Credentials to Meet the Moment

When many schools across the nation moved online in March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were new online learning programs to...

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Black History Beyond Black History Month

Black History Month was celebrated throughout the United States last month, from the White House to classrooms across the country. In...

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States Lead the Future of Learning With Technology

Challenges with high-quality virtual and blended learning continue to impact schools across the country.  However, in the face of the...

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