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How the GOP’s Healthcare Repeal Would Gut Special Education

The GOP’s healthcare bill would effectively dismantle Medicaid, hurting special education students in the process.

How the GOP’s Healthcare Repeal Would Gut Special Education

The GOP’s healthcare bill would effectively dismantle Medicaid, hurting special education students in the process.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Improving Transfer in the Age of Free 2-Year College

As many of the first TN Promise recipients look to transfer to a 4-year school, has TN done enough to make their transfers successful?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
New GAO Report Examines Federal Role in Early Care and Education

Report highlights improved coordination between HHS and the Department of Education


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Using ESSA to Build a Birth-to-Third Grade Early Education Continuum

ESSA establishes new opportunities for building and supporting birth-to-third-grade systems at both state and local levels


HIGHER EDUCATION
Low-Income Transgender Students Face Systematic Barriers in Applying for Federal Aid

New phrasing of the gender question on the FAFSA may not actually help transgender students.


LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Up for Discussion at the United Nations: The Skills Youth Need

Developing youth skills through an ecosystem of open pedagogy, open data, and open research.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
How School Vouchers Affect English Learners

Officials at the Department of Education have expressed interest in expanding voucher programs. What would this mean for English learners?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Event Recap: The Power of Leaders in Early Learning

Highlights from our discussion on the important role leaders play in fostering high-quality pre-K


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Making ESSA Work in Early Childhood Classrooms for Dual Language Learners

States can use ESSA to enhance classroom instruction for DLLs


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
The Role of Science in Boosting Outcomes for English Learners

Aligning literacy standards with science instruction promotes language learning for ELs, as some districts in California have found.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Early Childhood Trauma Requires a Team Effort

Early childhood trauma is complex and unique – what can ECE programs do to help?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Early Childhood Special Education and ESSA: A Great Opportunity for All

States and districts should prioritize the inclusion of children with disabilities in efforts to improve early learning programs