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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

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

Vergara and the complexities of teacher employment policies

Blueprint for college readiness
* 50-state policy analysis

* 50-state database 

  • homeschool
    This new report offers policymakers an overview of the many ways states are – or are not – addressing homeschool regulation.
  • ged
    Exploring options for youth and adults lacking a diploma but needing a high school credential to pursue employment opportunities or postsecondary education.
  • website
  • 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.

Teacher Evaluations
Florida sets new rules for many teacher evaluations
Through 2014-15, Florida school district had the ability to set teacher evaluation ratings the student performance results they received. That flexibility no longer exists for the teachers of classes that include state tests. The Florida Board of Education adopted a new rule connecting value-added model results to evaluation rankings, from highly effective through unsatisfactory, for those teachers. (Tampa Bay Times)

Read the rest of today's e-Clips for July 27, 2015.


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