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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Are Policymakers and Advocates Reducing or Increasing Early Childhood Education’s Inequities?

A former state commissioner pushes for recognizing the dynamics affecting child care providers.

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Are Policymakers and Advocates Reducing or Increasing Early Childhood Education’s Inequities?

A former state commissioner pushes for recognizing the dynamics affecting child care providers.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Education Department Debit Cards Rack Up Privacy Concerns

There are significant potential privacy concerns with a new pilot program designed to test a new way of disbursing federal student aid.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Ban Suspension and Expulsion in ECE, Then Provide Additional Behavior Supports

More states are taking steps to ban suspension and expulsion in the early years and grades.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Implications for PreK-12 Education in Trump’s New Budget

HIGHER EDUCATION and CENTER ON EDUCATION & SKILLS
Highs and Lows of Higher Ed in the White House Budget Request

The White House released its fiscal year 2019 budget request to Congress today, with big implications for higher ed.


HIGHER EDUCATION
So...What’s the Plan?

Why Congress should create a new state plan requirement in the Higher Education Act


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
The Solution for the Workforce Dilemma is the Public Schools

To resolve the access versus quality challenge, Sachs argues for making preschool for three- and four-year-olds a public educational right.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Measuring Up

DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
New Study Finds Teachers Hold Prejudiced Opinions Toward Latino ELs – What Should We Do About It?

A new study finds some teachers harbor a deficit perspective towards EL students and their use of Spanish in the classroom.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
New Report Sets State ECE Priorities

A report from the National Conference of State Legislatures lays out the critical elements states must address to improve early learning


PREK-12 EDUCATION
While Funding for Improving Instruction Hangs in the Balance, Data Collection is Key

As federal funding for Teacher Quality State Grants is uncertain, data collection on how the funds are used should be improved.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and CENTER ON EDUCATION & SKILLS
A Head Start Apprenticeship in California Helps Child Care Workers

SEIU and the YMCA developed the program to provide needed (and increasingly required) training