K-12

School Leadership Matters: Illinois leading reforms in principal preparation

This is a guest blog post by James Applegate, Executive Director, Illinois Board of Higher Education and Janet Holt, Executive Director,...

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New Resources Available: Mapping opportunities for the arts in ESSA

 By now the education community is well aware of the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). From the moment that ESSA was...

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Why Don’t We Just Smoke, Drink and Gamble our Way to a Better Public Education System?

In meeting-after-meeting in state-after-state I’ve been asked the same question, “Isn’t there some new way that we can fund public...

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What We Didn’t Say in the STEM Playbook

This is a guest blog post by Tamara L. Goetz, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Utah STEM Action Center. Everyone loves to tell a good...

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NAF’s Commitment to Be STEM Ready

This is a guest blog post by NAF, a national network of education, business and community leaders who work together to ensure high school...

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Does Computer Science in High School Face a Bright Future?

This is a guest blog post by Claus Von Zastrow, the chief operating officer and director of research for Change the Equation.  If, like...

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Doctoring New STEM Teachers

This blog post is a guest post by Jeff Weld, Ph.D., Executive Director, Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council The parallel evolution of...

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Defining STEM – Critical, but Not As Easy As You Might Think

This is a guest blog post by Angela Hemingway, Executive Director, Idaho STEM Action Center  As the term STEM has become more widely used,...

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2016 Legislative Round-up: Improving school health environments

So far in 2016, close to 1,000 K-12 education bills have been signed into law. While the heavy hitters such as accountability, assessments...

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A Well-Rounded Citizen

Over the last several years, efforts have intensified to reinvigorate the commitment of education to not just prepare students for college...

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