States Address Special Education During COVID-19

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 14% of students in the United States receive special education...

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College Students’ Mental Health During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life and learning on colleges campuses across the country, concerns...

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How States Are Helping School Districts Maximize Federal K-12 Relief

States, school districts and charter schools will be receiving $190 billion in federal aid from the three relief packages passed since...

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State Action to Revitalize Regional Economies Inclusively

As state leaders take action to help their communities recover from pandemic-induced economic devastation, they can look for new ways to...

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Denim Day, Sexual Assault Awareness Month Highlight State Policy Options

Denim Day was born in the aftermath of outrage following the reversal of a 1990s sexual assault conviction in Italy. The conviction was...

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How State Policy Can Help People Rebound and Advance

An equitable economic recovery supports people who have been historically underserved and left out of opportunity, including people of...

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Early Care and Education: 2021 State Legislation Update

In recent years (think way back to pre-pandemic times), legislation concerning early education had been increasing steadily in number,...

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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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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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States Consider School Liability Protections

A host of issues have complicated school reopening plans, including liability concerns if students or staff are infected. This issue is...

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