COVID-19 Tag Archive

Postsecondary Education Funding: Now Might Not Be the Time to Stick to the Plan

As states turn the page on a new fiscal year, concerns about how to fund education systems abound. Postsecondary education is no exception....

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Assessments Will Likely Show COVID-19-Related Learning Loss: Then What?

Over the last several months, researchers and organizations have tried to quantify the potential learning loss as a result of the closures...

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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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Innovative Ways States Communicate in a Time of Crisis

In times of crisis and societal change, effective – and often, creative – communication from state leaders is paramount for stability...

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Data You Can Use: How Much Virtual Schooling Happened During the Pandemic?

When school leaders cobbled together emergency distance learning plans in March and April, they knew they were turning a blind corner....

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Data You Can Use: Keeping Pace With Labor Market Change

Riding the crest of the Roaring ‘20s, the Casa Loma Orchestra recorded the iconic song “Happy Days Are Here Again” on October 29,...

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The Need for Upskilling and Reskilling in a Time of Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, we have seen many changes to daily life and work. The past few months brought school and...

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Competency-Based Education: State Policy Options for COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery

States are charting their path forward to reopen schools, but learning loss projections and the potential for additional school closures in...

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A Look Back at the 2008 Recession: States That Maintained Education Spending           

As the COVID-19 pandemic moves the U.S. economy into a tumultuous recessionary period, state policymakers are making difficult decisions...

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