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Check out resources and presentations from our 2015 National Forum on Education Policy

State funding for students with disabilities (50-state database)

ECS Blueprint Webinar: Higher Education Accountability Policies and Metrics

The Civics Education Initiative of 2015

Kentucky to receive Frank Newman Award for State Innovation

Dr. William L. Sanders to receive 2015 ECS James Bryant Conant Award

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

Blueprint for college readiness
* 50-state policy analysis

* 50-state database 

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  • disabilities
    A 50-state review and related database focused on states’ primary funding mechanisms for students with disabilities.
  • civics-ed
    This trends report explores the Civics Education Initiative and related 2015 legislation.
  • SFAR
    New Education Commission of the States data portal details the 100 largest state financial aid programs across the country
  • 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.

PA expands education benefits for military veterans
Pennsylvania was required by a new federal law — called the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 — to provide better access to in-state tuition to certain veterans, but the state version goes further than required. Read the recent related report from Education Commission of the States. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Read the rest of today's e-Clips for July 7, 2015.


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