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4 Education Policy Tools to Use in 2022

A new legislative session brings policymakers another opportunity to examine their state’s education policy landscape. How can education...

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Top 2021 Education Legislative Trends

As we approach the end of a wild 2021, we’d like to take a moment to look back on the legislative education policy trends we saw this...

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2021 Elections Results Set the Stage for 2022

In this off-cycle year, few changes in education leadership were expected ahead of the Nov. 2 vote. However, results in the handful of...

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2021 Elections May Prompt Changes in State Education Leadership

It’s that time of year again — elections season! Since 2021 is an off-cycle year for most states, only a handful are conducting...

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Recent State Action in Recognition of LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month, founded by a Missouri high school history teacher in 1994 to increase awareness of LGBT issues and the...

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6 Ways Policymakers Can Support Learning in 2021-22 and Beyond

The phrase “back-to-school” has taken on a whole new meaning as students across the country are returning to the classroom...

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Recent Legislative Trends Addressing the Ongoing Suicide Crisis

This September, during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we reflect on the current state of students’ mental health and the...

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Using Holocaust Education to Develop Tolerance, Empathy in Schools

Holocaust survivor, author and activist Elie Wiesel is quoted saying, “Once I thought that antisemitism had ended; Today it is clear to...

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How Nevada Is Keeping Students and Teachers Digitally Connected

The dramatic shift to digital learning at the start of the pandemic called for bold, innovative state policies to ensure that all students...

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How States Can Support Successful Postsecondary and Workforce Advising

We know that high-quality advising is a game changer for students as they navigate the complicated transition from high school to...

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