Students Impacted by the Justice System Are Now Eligible for Federal Financial Aid. What About State Aid Programs?

In response to evidence from federal pilot programs in the last five years and increasing awareness about significant justice issues...

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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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Supporting Student Wellness Through the Arts

By May of this year, an estimated 55.1 million K-12 students participated in virtual learning because of COVID-19. For some students, the...

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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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Improving Early Learning Outcomes During Unprecedented Times

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving...

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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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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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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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