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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Innovations in Distance Education When Broadband Is Not an Option

State leaders are at a pivotal moment: Let’s reimagine learning while addressing inequitable access to broadband...

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3 State Policy Levers to Support Teacher Mental Health

With teacher appreciation week only a few weeks behind us and mental health awareness month coming to a close, we have a...

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Private School Choice Policies in the Era of COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, school choice policies have remained prominent in state policy conversations. A supreme court...

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States Establish Holocaust Education Policies

The Days of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust were commemorated across the country during the week of April 4th this year. This...

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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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Grow Your Own Programs for Teachers: A Look at Programs and Policies

In August, the Tennessee Department of Education launched a competitive grant program to facilitate the development and expansion of Grow...

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A Turning Point: School Resource Officers and State Policy

In response to national protests against racism and police brutality sparked by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, several school...

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The COVID-19 Slide and What It Could Mean for Student Achievement

When students, educators and administrators return to school after the COVID-19 school closures, classrooms will be a changed landscape....

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Governors Leading the Way to Career Readiness

Recognizing that the key to financial success increasingly can be found in higher levels of education, America’s governors are taking...

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