Postsecondary & Workforce

Leveraging the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to Build Future Workforce and Credential Opportunities

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides a considerable investment in American infrastructure while recognizing the need...

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Policymakers Continue to Address Suicide Prevention in 2022

Last September, Education Commission of the States released a blog post recognizing National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month and...

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Don’t Overlook These Key Details of Student Loan Forgiveness

After months of speculation, President Joe Biden announced his administration’s plan for student loan forgiveness. Although many...

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States Address Period Poverty With Free Menstrual Products in Schools

An article by Medical News Today defines period poverty as a lack of access to menstrual products, education, hygiene facilities, waste...

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3 Reasons to Join Us at the 2022 National Forum on Education Policy

After two years of convening virtually, we’re returning in person for our 2022 National Forum on Education Policy July 13–15, and...

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Developing Workforce Education for a Dynamic Economy

In all my years as an elected official, I don’t believe there’s ever been a more crucial time to focus on education policy than right...

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Recent Federal Funding Calls Attention to Community College Supports

In January 2022, the Biden Administration announced nearly $200 million from the American Rescue Plan to fund basic needs supports for...

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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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The Infrastructure and Jobs Act: What’s in It for Postsecondary Education?

On Nov. 15, President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure and Jobs Act into law, which will bring $1.2 trillion over 10 years to...

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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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