Results of the 2020 Statewide Elections

In a year of historic voter turnout, voters across the country cast their ballots for important education leadership positions and on...

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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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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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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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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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Appreciating Teachers (Like Never Before)

It is Teacher Appreciation Week. There may have never been a time in history when teachers have been so appreciated. With schools closed...

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Ensuring Sustainability: How Can States Strategically Allocate Funds to Support Ed Tech Priorities?

Professional learning that improves educator practice is supported by ongoing, job-embedded coaching. Therefore, to build educators’...

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How States Allocate Funding for English Language Learners

Policymakers across the states face a challenge each year of adequately allocating funding to support specific student populations. English...

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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 Are Addressing the Student Vaping Epidemic

Did you know nearly 1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school children currently use electronic cigarettes? Between 2011 and...

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