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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Hitting Snooze on School Start Times

When Gov. Gavin Newsom signed S.B. 328 last month, California became the first state to mandate school start times. Starting in 2022, high...

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Where Do Apprenticeships and Higher Ed Meet?

Word on the street is apprenticeships create a direct pathway to in-demand jobs by providing an on-ramp for individuals to enter the...

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New Data: Who Plays Instruments Outside of School?

Buried deep within student surveys accompanying the 2017 Nation’s Report Card in mathematics is something unexpected: a question about...

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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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Mahalo to Hawaii’s Accomplished Teachers

This guest post comes from Ka`ulu Gapero, a National Board Certified Teacher, director at Ho`olaukoa Educational Systems and Strategies and...

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Why Don’t We Just Smoke, Drink and Gamble our Way to a Better Public Education System?

In meeting-after-meeting in state-after-state I’ve been asked the same question, “Isn’t there some new way that we can fund public...

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Where You Live Rather Than What You Know? The Problem With Education Deserts

This post was co-authored with guest author Nicholas Hillman, an assistant professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the...

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State-Level Free Community College: Policy transformation or more of the same?

Every morning at the public high school across the street from my home, students show up from a few different neighborhoods: the middle...

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