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HIGHER EDUCATION

Democratic Bill Pitches New Package of Pell Proposals

Congressional Democrats introduced a bill full of old-hat policies—but it also contains some gems for an HEA reauthorization.

HIGHER EDUCATION
Democratic Bill Pitches New Package of Pell Proposals

Congressional Democrats introduced a bill full of old-hat policies—but it also contains some gems for an HEA reauthorization.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Choppy Waters: How the Student Loan System Reverses Progress for Previously Defaulted Borrowers

It’s bad news for the most promising group of borrowers in default.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Out Today: A Tale of Two Pre-K Leaders

New America’s state-by-state comparison looks at leader preparation requirements, professional development, and compensation.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Contours of the Field: Native Languages of Dual Language Learners

Dual language learners' native languages are academic assets. How do they support DLLs' growth and success?


HIGHER EDUCATION
Bipartisan Group in Congress Seeks to End the College Blackout

A bipartisan bill would go a long way toward giving students access to high-quality, comprehensive information when choosing a college.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Early Childhood Teachers Need More Paid Time for Their Professional Responsibilities

In California, a new survey investigates how work conditions can affect teacher practice and program quality


HIGHER EDUCATION
NACUBO's Misleading Spin on Merit Aid

In its tuition-discounting survey, NACUBO isn't honest about how these policies are harming low-income students.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS and NEW AMERICA CA FELLOWSHIP
Building College and Career Pathways for EL Students

2017 California New America Fellow Kyle Halle-Erby describes his work to help forge college and career pathways for his EL students.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Mind the Gap: How Higher Education Contributes to Gender Wage Disparities

A recent study from shows significant gaps in the earnings between male and female students.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Concerning English Learner Policy Trends in States' New School Accountability Systems

How are states using the opportunity to redesign their school accountability systems? So far, it's a mixed bag.


PREK-12 EDUCATION and CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Can ESSA Help Youth Apprenticeship Move Forward?

ESSA opens the door for states to improve career readiness. Whether states move forward depends on them.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
All in the Family: Supporting Students through Family Engagement in ESSA

ESSA provides opportunities to foster effective family engagement