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August 06, 2015

New Legislation Aims to Increase Native Teachers at Tribal Schools

The NEST Act would provide scholarships and loan-forgiveness plans for new Native teachers.

July 21, 2015

What Opting In Reveals About Opting Out

Every year millions of students Opt-in to voluntary Advanced Placement tests. What can these students tell us about the reasons other students and families are choosing to Opt-Out?

June 01, 2015

Washington State Passes Bill Strengthening Computer Science Education

The Washington state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to improve computer science education.

April 29, 2015

In an Emergency, Some Nevada Charter Schools Don't Know Who to Call

A Nevada lawmaker wants to clarify whether school district police or regular local police are responsible for responding to emergency calls from charter schools.

April 29, 2015

School Segregation Continues to Hurt Districts, But New Solutions Exist

School segregation is alive and well. Next Generation Schools offer a way to address this long-standing social problem.

April 28, 2015

New Federal Student-Data-Privacy Bill Targets Loopholes

A revamped federal student-data-privacy bill would cover more student information, allow fewer uses of that data, and impose new requirements on ed-tech vendors.

April 17, 2015

Mississippi Passes New School Choice Program for Students with Special Needs

The parents of 500 Mississippi special needs students will receive $6,500 to pay for their children's education, including therapy, tutors and even private school tuition.

April 15, 2015

Ohio Lawmakers Make Bipartisan Push for More Charter School Oversight

Two state senators, one Democrat and one Republican, introduced a bill that would require more transparency and oversight in the state's charter sector.

April 15, 2015

Schools Can't Improve Without Support for Low-Income Students

Can we increase student achievement without addressing high concentrations of poverty? Teacher Cristina Duncan Evans explains why we can't.

April 12, 2015

Policy Leaders: Stop Blaming Educators and Help Us Change the System Instead

Come together and build a new design to offer an alternative rather than waste creative energy trying to find new ways to tear down the existing schools and the professionals who work in them.

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