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Creating an Equity Framework at the State Level

This three-part series explores the elements of an equity framework that can aid policymakers in identifying barriers that impede success for underserved students and that can assist them in working with constituents to advance educational outcomes for those students.


  December 21, 2021

  Policy Report

  K-12, Postsecondary

  AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, NY, OR, RI, TN, VA, WA, WY

  Accountability, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders

State Information Request: Work-Based Learning Incentives

A nonprofit organization leader asked about what other states are doing to incentivize businesses to participate in work-based learning opportunities. Our response highlights three general types of incentives that states…


  December 20, 2021

  State Information Request


  CA, CO, KY, LA, MD, MO, NC, OR, SC, TX, VA

  School Choice, Students & Families, Transitions

Want to Build Back Better? Consider Early Childhood Districts

A new day may be approaching for early care and education as Congress considers a reconciliation package that would inject approximately $390 billion into early childhood education (ECE) over six years….


  December 10, 2021

  Blog Post

  Early Education (P-3)

  CO, LA, MA

  Students & Families

State Information Request: Class Size Reduction

An education committee member asked for an update to our 2016 summary of class size reduction policies. Our response includes legislative examples of class size reduction policies since 2017. To…


  December 6, 2021

  State Information Request


  AR, IL, NC, NV, UT, VA, WA, WV

  Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families

Administrative Holds: Aiding or Preventing Student Persistence?

An estimated 6.6 million learners are affected by “stranded credits”— credits that students have earned but are not able to access for transfer or re-enrollment due to financial holds placed on…


  November 19, 2021

  Blog Post



  Accountability, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families