States Address Special Education During COVID-19

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 14% of students in the United States receive special education...

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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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The State of CTE: Work-Based Learning in Perkins V State Plans

Work-based learning offers students opportunities to deepen classroom learning, explore future career fields and demonstrate skills in an...

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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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Data You Can Use: Students’ Mental Health Needs in 2020

In 1918, children started singing a new skipping rhyme on American playgrounds: I had a little bird, its name was Enza, I opened up the...

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How the 2020 State Elections Could Shape Education Systems

With national attention on the presidential race this election year, it can be easy to forget the important leadership positions and ballot...

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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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How Reopening Plans Changed the Vaccination Conversation

In recent years, policy activity and public discourse has focused on religious and philosophical exemptions for mandatory vaccine...

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Guiding Principles for Teacher and Leader Policy: Prioritize, Rather Than Prescribe

This year has seen a wave of activity around teacher compensation and education spending. State leaders have an opportunity to...

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Workforce Development: Who Has a Seat at the Table?

As any good meeting planner will tell you, one needs to ensure the right individuals attend. Those who can provide insight and guidance to...

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