How Nevada Is Keeping Students and Teachers Digitally Connected

The dramatic shift to digital learning at the start of the pandemic called for bold, innovative state policies to ensure that all students...

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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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Dance Counts: How Policymakers Can Support Access to Quality Arts Education

Photo by Pink Afterglow Photography. Courtesy of Dr Phillips High School Dance Magnet. Schools across the country have made great strides...

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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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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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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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Postsecondary Funding: Supporting Students of Color

As Education Commission of the States set out to catalog and analyze the various postsecondary funding models in place across the country,...

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Teacher License Reciprocity for Military Spouses

According to written testimony from the U.S. Department of Defense, “Barriers to the transfer and acceptance of certifications and...

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Appreciating Teachers (Like Never Before)

It is Teacher Appreciation Week. There may have never been a time in history when teachers have been so appreciated. With schools closed...

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Data You Can Use: Changes to the Educator Workforce After COVID-19

The coronavirus has upended the U.S. economy and education system in ways few would have imagined just two months ago. State and local...

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