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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.

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
Guest Post: Looking Under the Hood

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


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?

DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Contours of the Field: Engaging Parents of English Learners

Why are parents of English Learners less likely to participate in their children's education? What can be done to engage these parents?


CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
First Thoughts on Trump's Apprenticeship Order

President Trump's Executive Order on apprenticeship is still short on details, but risks sowing confusion in an already fragmented field.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Leading the Way: How States Are Addressing Early Learning Under ESSA

ESSA gives states the flexibility to invest in early learning


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
New Brief Examines Social-Emotional Learning in Pre-K

Evidence-based SEL programs are effective in preparing our youngest learners for school and life


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
California Pre-K: A Leader On Access and Funding, Working to Improve Quality

California is doing better than the national average in pre-K funding and access


CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Trump's Apprenticeship Plans Taking Shape

Trump's workforce week will tell us more about his CTE and workforce plans, and how likely they are to succeed.