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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Now Is the Time for Digital Citizenship Education

In today’s technology-rich world, preserving the American democracy involves ensuring that digital tools facilitate the productive and...

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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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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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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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How Teacher Reciprocity Can Help Schools Reopen

Teachers, doctors, and lawyers share one thing in common: when they move from state to state, their licenses may not follow. While licenses...

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Making Sense of Governance in Early Childhood

Research increasingly shows that the first five years of life are a critical period for child development. States have responded by ramping...

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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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Tuition Capping and Freezing: Rain Check for Future Price Increases or Durable Policy Solution?

Last month, we released a 50-State Comparison of tuition-setting policies showing that, in the majority of states, legislatures grant...

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