How The Great Recession Impacted Teacher Pay

The most recent economic downturn – commonly referred to as the Great Recession – impacted all aspects of our society including public...

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Incentivizing Civic Learning and Engagement

A vibrant democracy depends on the informed and active participation of citizens. A dedicated group of Colorado high school students did...

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Student Free Speech

Younger Americans often carry many labels, some fair and some unjust. They refuse to eat cereal because they’re too lazy to wash a bowl;...

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Looking Ahead in 2016: State of the State education policy trends

Since 2011, Education Commission of the States has provided summaries of governor’s State of the State addresses as a way of uncovering...

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Engaged Citizenship – Trends Report on the Civic Education Initiative

Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states? If you answered to provide schooling and...

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Civics Initiative Legislative Update: Taking a pulse

The new Civics Education Initiative — requiring high school students to pass a 100-question test on basic history and civic facts to...

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