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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Tips for Building ECE into ESSA School Improvement Plans

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Tips for Building ECE into ESSA School Improvement Plans

CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
The White House's Mixed Message on Apprenticeship

We welcome the Order's extra funding and focus on industry engagement. We have questions about its funding and QA.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
New Paper on the Need for Specialized Teacher Licenses in the Early Grades

Narrower licenses can allow for more specialization


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
2017 State of the State Addresses on Early Care and Education

Highlights from the addresses and a look at what progress states have made so far


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Arizona and New Hampshire Expand Full-Day Kindergarten

Both states have taken positive steps to increase the availability of full-day kindergarten


HIGHER EDUCATION
Mentoring Requirements Set Out to Improve Free College Outcomes

Mentoring programs are common pieces of the free college puzzle, but we’re waiting on evidence to show which models are worthwhile—if any


HIGHER EDUCATION
Guest Post: Looking Under the Hood

The Chetty data offer a look under the hood into what works to mitigate educational inequality.


PREK-12 EDUCATION
What Do State Lawmakers Need to Know About K-12 Accountability Assessments?

State lawmakers are more involved in assessment decisions than ever. A new report from New America lays out what they need to know.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Out Today: In the Interest of the Few

How would federal student loan refinancing impact borrowers? We use the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances to find out.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
States Detail Strategies to Invest in the Early Childhood Workforce in Their ESSA Plans

It will be important to maintain a watchful eye on implementation


CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Fresh Ideas for Growing Apprenticeship

Wherever the White House’s pronouncements on apprenticeship take us, bipartisan policy will help make apprenticeships work.


HIGHER EDUCATION
How Much Would it Cost For-Profit Colleges to Pass Gainful Employment?