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 Ways States Are Using American Rescue Plan Funds

In the third school year disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, state education leaders are using the unprecedented federal investment to...

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3 Ways to Strengthen the Substitute Teacher Workforce

By the time they graduate from high school, the average U.S. student will have spent a full year of their education with substitute...

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Addressing Inequities in Educational Reforms During COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the nation, its impact on all facets of society cannot be overstated. Schools and...

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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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Want to Build Back Better? Consider Early Childhood Districts

A new day may be approaching for early care and education as Congress considers a reconciliation package that would inject approximately...

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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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Administrative Holds: Aiding or Preventing Student Persistence?

Thanks to the critical and thoughtful analysis and reporting of organizations like Ithaka S+R and The Hechinger Report, higher education...

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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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