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States Consider School Liability Protections

A host of issues have complicated school reopening plans, including liability concerns if students or staff are infected. This issue is especially relevant as we see colleges and K-12 schools carefully measure reopening plans,…

 

  September 16, 2020

  Blog Post

  K-12, Postsecondary

  AZ, CA, CT, KY, LA, MA, NJ, TN

  Accountability, Safety

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

Building a Diverse Teacher Workforce

This Policy Brief provides a summary of key research on the benefits of expanding the racial/ethnic diversity of teachers in K-12 classrooms. It also features examples of state-level action intended…

 

  August 3, 2020

  Policy Report

  High School, K-12, Postsecondary

  AR, CA, CO, CT, MA, MN, NJ, NM, OR, WA, WI

  Attendance, ESSA, Finance, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders

50-State Comparison: Teacher Employment Contract Policies

Teacher employment contract policies can impact teacher compensation and benefits, performance evaluations and retention. These are key issues for state policymakers amid growing teacher activism and an emphasis on quality…

 

  July 29, 2020

  50-State Comparison

  Unassigned

  Nationwide

  Teachers & Leaders