Supporting English Learners During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As state, district and school leaders transition back into learning this fall — whether in-person, distanced or both — they are working...

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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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Teachers’ Concerns Mounting as the School Year Kicks Off

Schools and districts find themselves in an increasingly complex situation as the school year starts. The debate over whether to reopen...

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3 Ways to Support Kindergarteners This Fall

As spring turns to summer each year, teachers and principals start to plan for their incoming kindergarteners. They work with community...

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12 States Accelerate Developmental Education Reforms During the Pandemic

Amid unprecedented challenges to nearly every aspect of higher education, it’s been difficult to continue commitments to institutional...

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Recent State Education Policy Actions Supporting LGBTQI+ Students

It’s Pride Month, and while celebrations look different this year, it’s an important time to appreciate the role schools and college...

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Connecting the Dots: Aligning Attainment Goals to the Workforce

Not a day goes by that I don’t read an article or hear an anecdote about how the future of the workforce requires more postsecondary...

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How States Are Addressing Student Health Concerns During the Measles Outbreak

Measles outbreaks across the United States in 2019 have already broken a 25-year record for the most cases in a year. Schools are at the...

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Five Ways That States Limit Special Education Spending

In times of limited financial resources, states look for ways to rein in spending. Unfortunately for state education policymakers, times of...

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How States Use Recreational Marijuana Revenue to Fund K-12 Education

Revenue from recreational marijuana sales can be a large influx of cash for a state and, in many cases, vitally needed cash. Currently, 10...

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