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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

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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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For-profit Colleges
Research raises questions about shift to nonprofit
Several for-profit colleges have recently restructured as nonprofit entities. But a new report argues that some of them now act like "covert for-profits" and that their backers profit in ways that are not standard at traditional universities. (Chronicle of Higher Education)

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