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State Approaches to Teach Consent in Health Education Classrooms

This year, ECS examined state K-12 sex education policies and health education standards related to instruction about consent. Health education has gained a renewed focus in recent months as states…

 

  April 27, 2022

  Blog Post

  K-12

  MD, NJ, OR, VT, WA

  Safety, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families

How Children’s Cabinets Can Meet the Needs of Families and Youth

The pandemic laid bare the lack of social safety nets in states, necessitating innovative solutions but also illuminating systemic problems. For example, when regular service-delivery routines for youth and families…

 

  April 22, 2022

  Blog Post

  Early Education (P-3)

  IN

  Governance, Safety, Students & Families

Elements of Student Health Support

This new resource explores six ways in which schools support student health, and the ways in which state policy can create conditions for this support.

 

  March 3, 2022

  Policy Report

  K-12

  GA, IL, MD, MT, NE, OR

  Arts, Attendance, Finance, Safety, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders

Addressing Inequities in Educational Reforms During COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the nation, its impact on all facets of society cannot be overstated. Schools and colleges continue to rethink delivery, scheduling, programs and…

 

  February 1, 2022

  Blog Post

  K-12, Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Safety, Students & Families

Interrupted Instruction

Although many state responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have come via governors’ executive orders and state education agency guidance, this Policy Snapshot captures legislative examples from 17 states that address interrupted instruction. 

 

  October 7, 2021

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12

  AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, ID, KY, LA, MD, NC, NJ, PA, TN, TX, VT, WA

  Accountability, Assessment, Safety, Students & Families, Transitions