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Videos of all plenary sessions from the ECS 2014 National Education on Education Policy are now available! Pick a session from the online agenda and click to watch.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock named next chair of ECS (press release)

Trends in state charter school laws: Authorizers, caps, performance-based closures and virtual schools (read the press release)

A Cure for Remedial Reporting Chaos (read the accompanying report and the press release)

Marc Tucker receives 2014 James Bryant Conant Award

Illinois receives Frank Newman Award for State Innovation

Different paths to a common goal: Preparing students for civic life (read the press release)

The Progress of Education Reform: Science in the Early Years (Read the press release)

  • bullock
    Gov. Bullock will succeed Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval as ECS Chair in 2015.
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    A 50-state scan shows states increasingly focused on charter school authorizers to improve oversight and performance.
  • remedial report
    30 states have issued annual remedial reports in the past few years, but metrics vary.
  • forum resources
    We've got speakers' presentations, handouts and more from the ECS 2014 National Forum on Education Policy.
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New benefits for veterans
The U.S. Senate passed a proposal that would require public universities that want to continue receiving GI Bill benefits to offer recent veterans in-state tuition. Veterans’ spouses and dependents would also be eligible for the benefit. (Inside Higher Education)

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