American Rescue Plan Funds Can Support Inclusive Early Childhood Special Education

Young children with disabilities and developmental delays experienced unique hardships during the...

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How States Can Support Successful Postsecondary and Workforce Advising

We know that high-quality advising is a game changer for students as they navigate the complicated transition from high school to...

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A By-The-Numbers Approach to Exploring the Arts in Charters

In the 2018-19 school year, nearly 175,000 pre-K-12 students attended a charter school with a curricular focus in the arts. These charter...

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Students Impacted by the Justice System Are Now Eligible for Federal Financial Aid. What About State Aid Programs?

In response to evidence from federal pilot programs in the last five years and increasing awareness about significant justice issues...

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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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How States Allocate Funding for Rural Schools

All states have rural districts and schools and must contend with barriers that prevent equitable and adequate education for all. In fact,...

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The 6 Education Policy Topics You’ll See in 2020

While 2020 is inherently a big election year because it includes a presidential race, it is also a big election year for states: 11 states...

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Updates to Our Instructional Time Resource

This latest version of our 50-State Comparison on Instructional Time Policies includes developments from the 2019 legislative sessions,...

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