A State Policy Vision for Arts Literacies Integration

The importance of meaning making in childhood was one of the foundational learnings from the Arts Education Partnership’s work on The...

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Racial Equity Considerations in FAFSA Completion Policies

In an effort to support students’ transition to postsecondary education, many states are considering  policies that would make FAFSA...

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Recent State Action in Recognition of LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month, founded by a Missouri high school history teacher in 1994 to increase awareness of LGBT issues and the...

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Recent Legislative Trends Addressing the Ongoing Suicide Crisis

This September, during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we reflect on the current state of students’ mental health and the...

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A By-The-Numbers Approach to Exploring the Arts in Charters

In the 2018-19 school year, nearly 175,000 pre-K-12 students attended a charter school with a curricular focus in the arts. These charter...

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Early Care and Education: 2021 State Legislation Update

In recent years (think way back to pre-pandemic times), legislation concerning early education had been increasing steadily in number,...

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Supporting Student Wellness Through the Arts

By May of this year, an estimated 55.1 million K-12 students participated in virtual learning because of COVID-19. For some students, the...

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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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