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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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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Teacher License Reciprocity for Military Spouses

According to written testimony from the U.S. Department of Defense, “Barriers to the transfer and acceptance of certifications and...

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Appreciating Teachers (Like Never Before)

It is Teacher Appreciation Week. There may have never been a time in history when teachers have been so appreciated. With schools closed...

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Updates to Our Instructional Time Resource

This latest version of our 50-State Comparison on Instructional Time Policies includes developments from the 2019 legislative sessions,...

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Examining State Policies During National Dyslexia Awareness Month

Throughout the month of October, the International Dyslexia Association, the National Institute for Learning Development and other...

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Policing Postsecondary Campuses

An earlier post in this series covered student safety in higher education, specifically as it relates to guns on campus. Another key focus...

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