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Read recent education policy news and commentary written by your education policy team and guest authors working across the education field. For information on submitting a guest blog, contact Mandy Zatynski at mzatynski@ecs.org.

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Teacher Appreciation: Paying Teachers Their Worth

By Mandy Zatynski | May 8, 2019

This guest post comes from Ellen Sherratt, vice president for policy and research at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and board president at The Teacher Salary Project. Views…


New Data: Who Plays Instruments Outside of School?

By Mandy Zatynski | May 2, 2019

Buried deep within student surveys accompanying the 2017 Nation’s Report Card in mathematics is something unexpected: a question about music. You can thank the drafters of those surveys for a…