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Liability or Not? Schools Reopen With Questions on the Table

As schools and districts continue to negotiate the safest mode of learning this year, the question of whether schools can be held liable for infections to students or staff looms large. This issue has…

 

  September 9, 2020

  Blog Post

  K-12, Postsecondary

  AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, RI, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

  Accountability, Safety

How Reopening Plans Changed the Vaccination Conversation

In recent years, policy activity and public discourse has focused on religious and philosophical exemptions for mandatory vaccine requirements for school-age children. During the pandemic, the conversation has shifted to…

 

  September 3, 2020

  Blog Post

  K-12

  AL, CO, CT, DC, DE, ID, IL, MA, MD, MI, NC, OH, PA, TN, VA, WI

  Safety, Students & Families

50-State Comparison: Free and Compulsory School Age Requirements

Age requirements for free and compulsory education help policymakers ensure that students receive the benefits of early education and support a reduction in dropout rates. Depending on the state, students…

 

  August 19, 2020

  50-State Comparison

  K-12

  Nationwide

  Attendance

Postsecondary Funding: Supporting Students of Color

As Education Commission of the States set out to catalog and analyze the various postsecondary funding models in place across the country, we specifically sought out information about how adopted…

 

  August 17, 2020

  Blog Post

  Postsecondary

  CO, KY, NV

  Finance

Prioritizing Equity in Dual Enrollment

This Policy Brief defines dual enrollment and common barriers to entry for historically underserved student populations. It identifies three opportunities for policies to expand access and make it more equitable….

 

  August 12, 2020

  Policy Report

  High School, Postsecondary

  CO, DE, FL, IL, IN, LA, MO, MT, NE, OH, TX, WA

  Transitions