How States Can Support Successful Postsecondary and Workforce Advising

We know that high-quality advising is a game changer for students as they navigate the complicated transition from high school to...

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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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State Action to Redesign Education and Workforce Development Systems

Traditional models of postsecondary education and training – with siloed systems and slow accumulation of course credit hours and...

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How State Policy Can Help People Rebound and Advance

An equitable economic recovery supports people who have been historically underserved and left out of opportunity, including people of...

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States Establish Holocaust Education Policies

The Days of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust were commemorated across the country during the week of April 4th this year. This...

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What’s Next for School Accountability?

Little did we know, the final year of ESSA implementation would be intertwined with a wave of unprecedented challenges to the education...

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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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Early STEM: Gaining Ground in Leading States

To assist states in expanding equitable access to high-quality science, technology, engineering and math experiences in pre-K through grade...

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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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State Legislative Action to Support Students’ Mental Health

Students’ mental wellness has a profound impact on their ability to engage in the learning environment and succeed academically....

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