Grow Your Own Programs for Teachers: A Look at Programs and Policies

In August, the Tennessee Department of Education launched a competitive grant program to facilitate the development and expansion of Grow...

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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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Making Sense of Governance in Early Childhood

Research increasingly shows that the first five years of life are a critical period for child development. States have responded by ramping...

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How States Support Intensive Special Education Services

Both states and the federal government recognize that the additional services required to adequately support the learning of special...

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New to ArtScan? Here’s What You Need to Know

Did you know that Nevada has arts education instructional requirements for K-12 public schools, youth centers, state facilities and...

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State Approaches to Secondary CTE Funding

It is estimated that CTE costs may be between 20 and 40 percent higher than those for general academic instruction. In order to meet the...

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How States Allocate Funding for Rural Schools

All states have rural districts and schools and must contend with barriers that prevent equitable and adequate education for all. In fact,...

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Continuing Efforts to Connect Education to the Workforce

Historically, state policymakers have sought ways to connect people to quality education that leads to sustaining and fulfilling jobs. As...

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Statewide Changes to Postsecondary Governance in 2019

Now that the 2019 session is wrapping up, we can look back at a couple states that made surprise moves to reorganize their postsecondary...

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Partnering to Bring the Arts to Students in Rural Communities

A trip to a museum provides opportunities to experience the world at different points in time — to look back at the past to see a world...

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