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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On Teacher Shortages: No Shortage of Data or Teachers Available to Help

Teacher shortages are not a new challenge. One often overlooked root cause behind the ongoing recurrence of teacher shortage challenges is...

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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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Where Do Apprenticeships and Higher Ed Meet?

Word on the street is apprenticeships create a direct pathway to in-demand jobs by providing an on-ramp for individuals to enter the...

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Improving Outcomes for Students Through STEAM Education Partnerships

Do schools in your community reflect the world in which we live, or are they steeped in tradition — doing things the way they’ve always...

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Knowledge and Strategies to Address the Top Education Policy Issues in Your State

We’re less than two months away from the National Forum on Education Policy — (have you registered?) — and I want to share a little...

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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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