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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

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

Expanding High-Quality Work-Based Learning

This Policy Brief defines the types of experiences on a work-based learning continuum and the challenges for maintaining quality in these programs. It also identifies five policy considerations for fostering…

 

  August 12, 2020

  Policy Report

  High School, Postsecondary

  DE, IL, OH, TN, VA, WA, WI

  Students & Families, Transitions