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Vergara and the complexities of teacher employment policies

The Progress of Education Reform: The shaping of federal education policy over time

State approaches to funding dual enrollment

Reverse Transfer: The path less traveled

Free and compulsory school age requirements

Redesigning State Financial Aid: Principles to guide state aid policymaking

Learning Time in America: Trends to reform the American school calendar

Computer science in high school graduation requirements

Community colleges expand role into awarding bachelor's degrees

Targeted programs and career pathways within workforce development policies

Blueprint for college readiness
* 50-state policy analysis

* 50-state database 

  • vergara
    Teacher employment policies – tenure, dismissal and seniority – have been debated for years, but recent cases playing out in the courts have elevated the discussion and disputes.
  • PERMay2015
    An overview of major events in education policy history, events that shaped both today’s individual opinions and current federal jurisdiction.
  • dual-funding
    State policymakers are working to remove financial barriers to dual enrollment courses by shifting costs to the state or district instead of the student.
  • reversetransfer
    Education leaders are using an innovative approach to help more students earn a college degree.
  • schoolage
    State policymakers across the nation continue to push for expanded free and compulsory school age requirements.
  • NF2015
    Join us in June for the premier education policy event of 2015! No other event brings together such a wide range of pivotal leaders all focused on transforming education policy.

Community Colleges
Addressing the inequity gap
Community colleges tend to receive the least amount of public financial support compared to other institutions, yet they are asked to push high numbers of low-income students into the middle class with few resources. A new report urges additional funding. (Inside Higher Ed)

Read the rest of today's e-Clips for May 29, 2015.


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