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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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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Making Sense of Governance in Early Childhood

Research increasingly shows that the first five years of life are a critical period for child development. States have responded by ramping...

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Examining State Policies During National Dyslexia Awareness Month

Throughout the month of October, the International Dyslexia Association, the National Institute for Learning Development and other...

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Building Awareness and Policy Supports for Foster Youth Educational Success

As May draws to a close, so does National Foster Care Month. The more than 440,000 youths who are currently in foster care — and the...

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Hidden No More: How States and Districts Are Helping K-12 Homeless Students

States and districts are finding avenues to assist homeless students, a population who struggles to be seen and whose numbers continue to...

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How Are States Paying for New School Safety Measures?

School safety continues to be a priority for state education leaders across the nation. It was identified as one of six key education...

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Understanding the Financial Wellness and Success of Foster Youth in College

Does financial wellness and literacy promote educational success? Many policymakers, practitioners and institutional leaders think so. A...

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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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