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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‘In God We Trust’: Public School Displays of the National Motto

When students returned to school this fall, some may have noticed new “In God We Trust” displays in their public school buildings....

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Building Awareness and Policy Supports for Foster Youth Educational Success

As May draws to a close, so does National Foster Care Month. The more than 440,000 youths who are currently in foster care — and the...

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Knowledge and Strategies to Address the Top Education Policy Issues in Your State

We’re less than two months away from the National Forum on Education Policy — (have you registered?) — and I want to share a little...

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Financial Literacy Is a Growing Focus in Education Curricula

One of my favorite elementary school memories was our class trip to Young AmeriTowne, a program put on by the Young Americans Center for...

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2018 Elections: Top Education Takeaways

This is one of two posts on 2018 elections results. See the other post, “2018 Elections: Changes in State Education Leadership”. In...

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2018 Elections: Changes in State Education Leadership

UPDATED 11/19. This is one of two posts on the 2018 elections results. See the other post, “2018 Elections: Top Education Takeaways.”...

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State Policy Proposals That Recognize Rural Needs

As the ever-increasing focus on equity in education grows, state policymakers are inevitably faced with pressures to better understand...

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How Is the Opioid Crisis Affecting Schools and Students?

The opioid crisis facing our nation is both significant and complex. In 2016 alone, approximately 11.5 million Americans misused...

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Shifting Tides in the School Choice Debate

As this year’s legislative sessions kick off, looking back at last year’s school choice efforts can provide insight for the work ahead....

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