Digital Transformation

This is a guest blog post by David A. Dik, National Executive Director, Young Audiences Arts for Learning @YoungAudiences_. The Arts...

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The Hidden Numbers Behind President Trump’s Proposed Education Budget

Earlier this month President Donald J. Trump issued a paper entitled “America First – A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great...

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Why Need-Based Aid Matters for Adults

This blog post is a guest post by Wayne A. Taliaferro,  Policy Analyst, Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP. Changing...

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AEP State Policy Symposium Connects the Arts and State Policy

To build on the Arts Education Partnership’s (AEP) work of aiding states in including the arts as they craft plans for the Every Student...

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Free College: The Arkansas story

As of March 14, 2017, 80 “free college” policy proposals have been introduced in 27 states. While the clear majority of these bills...

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What the IRS Data Retrieval Tool Outage Means for State Financial Aid Programs

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is a complicated process for students and their families. The 100+...

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Not Just School Lunch – Federal Initiatives to Improve Student Nutrition

Learning does not occur in a vacuum. Most, if not all, students carry outside influences with them when they come to school. For students...

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We Need To Talk: How states can lead the conversation on equity

This is a guest blog post by Washington State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos and Ohio State Sen. Peggy Lehner.  At first glance Ohio and...

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Computer Science, STEM Gain Traction in 2017 State of the State Addresses

So far in 2017, STEM and computer science continue to capture governors’ attention as they look for ways to better align education with...

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Broadband’s Impact on Education

Broadband access discussions are increasing across the country. At the state and local levels, leaders are expressing the need for adequate...

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