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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How Do States Fund Postsecondary Education?

Education Commission of the States recently released a 50-State Comparison detailing how state policies address postsecondary education...

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Teacher License Reciprocity: An Updated Look

Educational research shows that, of the school-based factors impacting student achievement, teachers have the greatest level of influence....

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A Turning Point: School Resource Officers and State Policy

In response to national protests against racism and police brutality sparked by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, several school...

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Pre-K Budget Decisions in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are exacerbating the shortage of available and high-quality child care, contributing to learning...

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COVID-19 and School Funding: What to Expect and What States Can Do

The numbers are staggering. Since states began to issue shelter-in-place orders, virtually all 50 states have significantly reduced...

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Data You Can Use: Will COVID-19 Affect High School Seniors’ Access to Financial Aid?

Colleges are bracing for a decline in enrollment next year as the coronavirus prompts high school seniors to reconsider their plans for the...

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Opportunities for Career Credentials in Secondary CTE

Obtaining career credentials in a secondary setting can serve as a strong indication of skills to a student’s future employers and...

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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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Engaging the Arts in 2020’s Top Education Policy Priorities

Last month, Education Commission of the States President Jeremy Anderson shared six trending education policy topics we will likely see in...

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