Addressing Pre-Service Capacity in Ed Tech: How Can States Reimagine Educator Preparation?

How can state leaders help new educators understand how to best leverage technology for classroom instruction? Educator preparation...

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How States Allocate Funding for Students From Low-Income Backgrounds

Our recent 50-State Comparison on K-12 Funding looks at states’ general funding mechanisms and the additional funding systems they employ...

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Governors Leading the Way to Career Readiness

Recognizing that the key to financial success increasingly can be found in higher levels of education, America’s governors are taking...

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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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Hidden No More: How States and Districts Are Helping K-12 Homeless Students

States and districts are finding avenues to assist homeless students, a population who struggles to be seen and whose numbers continue to...

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Five Ways That States Limit Special Education Spending

In times of limited financial resources, states look for ways to rein in spending. Unfortunately for state education policymakers, times of...

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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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Common Recs From State School Security Task Forces

As states grapple with how to respond and address public concerns about school safety, many have opted to create a task force or study...

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35,000 Years and Counting: Music Continues to Matter

Creating and engaging with art has been a fundamental part of human existence for thousands of years. Archaeologists discovered musical...

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