Strengthening Teacher Pipelines: Leading From the Classroom

 A recent national survey found that 9 in every 10 teachers wish they had more opportunities to further their careers and professional...

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The Arts and CTE: Building Tomorrow’s Creative Workforce Today

Visit any state education committee meeting or congressional town hall these days and you may hear a discussion about how policymakers are...

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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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Priority Areas in 2018 Workforce Development Legislation

This year continued the growing trend of workforce development policies, programs and initiatives. From governor action plans to a federal...

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Suicide Prevention in Schools: What Are States Doing to Prevent Youth Suicide?

Too often, we hear stories of young people taking their own lives and we find ourselves asking what could have been done to prevent these...

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Do K-8 Students Have Opportunities to Learn Computer Science?

Dozens of states have joined the Computer Science for All initiative to tackle limited and inequitable access to computer science classes...

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Advisory Councils Bring Sunshine

This guest post comes from Jeff Weld, senior policy adviser and assistant director in the White House Office of Science and Technology...

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#ThankATeacher … and a State Policymaker?

This spring, teacher walkouts in states across the country have dominated our news feeds. A Google search for “RedForEd” pulls nearly a...

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Computer Science: What are the next frontiers for states?

As more states finish their 2017 legislative sessions, it’s encouraging to see enactments reflecting the idea that to increase the number...

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Computer Science, STEM Gain Traction in 2017 State of the State Addresses

So far in 2017, STEM and computer science continue to capture governors’ attention as they look for ways to better align education with...

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