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Support for Students in Foster Care

This Policy Brief provides an overview of state policy approaches that address barriers for students in foster care, and it includes legislative examples from more than 10 states. This brief…

 

  September 21, 2020

  Policy Report

  K-12

  AZ, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, NY, OR, PA, SC, TX, UT, WA

  Attendance, ESSA, Students & Families, Transitions

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

Establishing a State-Level Postsecondary Advising Network

This Policy Brief outlines some of the challenges presented to students — particularly those who are historically underserved — who are transitioning from high school to college this fall. It…

 

  August 12, 2020

  Policy Report

  High School, Postsecondary

  AZ, DE, IL, LA, MI, NC, TX, UT

  Students & Families, Transitions