State Legislative Action to Support Students’ Mental Health

Students’ mental wellness has a profound impact on their ability to engage in the learning environment and succeed academically....

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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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Teacher License Reciprocity: An Updated Look

Educational research shows that, of the school-based factors impacting student achievement, teachers have the greatest level of influence....

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Data You Can Use: Will COVID-19 Affect High School Seniors’ Access to Financial Aid?

Colleges are bracing for a decline in enrollment next year as the coronavirus prompts high school seniors to reconsider their plans for the...

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Opportunities for Career Credentials in Secondary CTE

Obtaining career credentials in a secondary setting can serve as a strong indication of skills to a student’s future employers and...

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Information for State Policymakers Looking to Advance K-12 Financial Education

According to a 2018-2019 report from Next Gen Personal Finance, 16 percent of high school students are required to take a personal finance...

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How States Allocate Funding for Students From Low-Income Backgrounds

Our recent 50-State Comparison on K-12 Funding looks at states’ general funding mechanisms and the additional funding systems they employ...

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Partnering to Bring the Arts to Students in Rural Communities

A trip to a museum provides opportunities to experience the world at different points in time — to look back at the past to see a world...

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‘In God We Trust’: Public School Displays of the National Motto

When students returned to school this fall, some may have noticed new “In God We Trust” displays in their public school buildings....

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Student Debt: Where States Are Stepping In to Educate Through Financial Literacy Programs

Recent media coverage of the 2020 presidential candidates’ stances on student debt and postsecondary affordability highlights approaches...

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