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State Education Policy Checklist

Reverse Transfer: What is the best route to take?

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Deeper Learning: A primer for state legislators

Reverse Transfer: Paving the pathway

Health barriers to learning and the education opportunity gap

Instructional time trends

State Homeschool Policies: A patchwork of provisions

GED, HiSET and TASC: A comparison of high school equivalency assessments

Read the 2014 ECS Annual Report

Explore financial aid programs across the states with ECS' new database

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

ECS Blueprint Webinar: Higher Education Accountability Policies and Metrics

  • checklist
    A new tool to help guide the development of state education policy and maximize future success.
  • reversetransfer2
    A review of early outcomes data for 10 states that have implemented statewide reverse transfer policies.
  • WCM
  • 2015awards
    Click to submit a nomination. The awards will be presented at the 2016 National Forum on Education Policy in Washington D.C.
  • deeper
    A primer for state policymakers seeking to modify instruction and assessment policies to better engage 21st century students.
  • website

Teacher Issues
Duncan floats plan to boost teacher salaries
Comparing the USA's incarceration rate of African-Americans to that of Apartheid-era South Africa, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said finding alternatives to prisons for non-violent offenders could save $15 billion a year, money that could be reinvested in schools. (USA Today)

Read the rest of today's e-Clips for Oct. 2, 2015.


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