Postsecondary & Workforce

Students Impacted by the Justice System Are Now Eligible for Federal Financial Aid. What About State Aid Programs?

In response to evidence from federal pilot programs in the last five years and increasing awareness about significant justice issues...

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The State of CTE: Work-Based Learning in Perkins V State Plans

Work-based learning offers students opportunities to deepen classroom learning, explore future career fields and demonstrate skills in an...

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2021 State of the State Addresses Highlight Key Education Issues

The 2020 election included 11 gubernatorial races that resulted in two new governors. Because many governors appoint top education policy...

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4 Education Policy Tools to Use in 2021

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

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Results of the 2020 Statewide Elections

In a year of historic voter turnout, voters across the country cast their ballots for important education leadership positions and on...

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How the 2020 State Elections Could Shape Education Systems

With national attention on the presidential race this election year, it can be easy to forget the important leadership positions and ballot...

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States Consider School Liability Protections

A host of issues have complicated school reopening plans, including liability concerns if students or staff are infected. This issue is...

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Liability or Not? Schools Reopen With Questions on the Table

As schools and districts continue to negotiate the safest mode of learning this year, the question of whether schools can be held liable...

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Early Progress in Developmental Ed: Twice the Impact in Half the Time

For far too long, well-intentioned efforts have diverted students’ dreams of a college education by directing them to developmental...

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Postsecondary Funding: Supporting Students of Color

As Education Commission of the States set out to catalog and analyze the various postsecondary funding models in place across the country,...

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