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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Private School Choice Policies in the Era of COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, school choice policies have remained prominent in state policy conversations. A supreme court...

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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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Education for the 21st Century: Entrepreneurship Meets CTE

Much has been written about the disconnect between the skills businesses need from workers and the capabilities workers actually possess....

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Early Legislative Trends for K-12 Funding

As the state budget season approaches and the American Rescue Plan has been enacted, it’s worth taking a look at how states are thinking...

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Black History Beyond Black History Month

Black History Month was celebrated throughout the United States last month, from the White House to classrooms across the country. In...

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Embracing an Enriched Literacy Approach in Quarantimes

Becky Bailey, founder of Conscious Discipline, says, “No significant learning can occur without significant relationships. Connection is...

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3 Ways to Support Experiential Learning During and Beyond the Pandemic

Over the past several years, states across the country have made considerable progress in expanding experiential and work-based learning,...

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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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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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