Do We Really Need to Fund Gifted Programs?

The goal of a high-quality P-12 education system is to allow every student to excel in either the workforce or a postsecondary environment....

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Ed Talks at this Year’s National Forum on Education Policy

Modeled on the popular Ted Talks, Education Commission of the States incorporates from the heart, personal and inspirational Ed Talks...

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The Arts Education Partnership, ESSA and a Well-Rounded Education

As the new Director of the Arts Education Partnership (AEP), I am eager to build on AEP’s 20-year legacy of working to ensure all...

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Moving From Single to Multiple Measures for College Course Placement

A slow but steady movement is emerging to rethink – and revise – the single test, single cut score approach that sorts new college...

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Numbers Tell the Story: State Policymakers Face Tough Financial Aid Decisions

This post originally appeared in the USA Funds (now Strada Education Network) Completion With a Purpose blog...

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Distance Education Students and Their Access to State Financial Aid Programs

Students, postsecondary institutions and policymakers are turning to online education to meet individual educational needs, support...

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Navigating the “Great Divide”: Transfer policies across the states

One-third of college students transfer to a different institution at least once in their college career. This statistic alone highlights...

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Join us for a learning experience you won’t forget!

This blog is a guest post by Rep. Wendy Horman. She represents District 30 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She currently serves on the Joint Finance...

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Computer Science: Crossing party lines [of code]

Computer science continues to be a hot topic for policymakers across role groups and party lines. Part of this interest is driven by data...

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Preparing Citizens and Civic-Learning Course Designation in Massachusetts Higher Education

As Massachusetts acts to fulfill the goal of their Higher Education Vision Project to “produce the best-educated citizenry and workforce...

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