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Indeed, Kansans Can: Innovation in the Wake of COVID-19

How Kansas is building on years of supporting innovation in education policy during COVID-19.

Published: September 8, 2020
Topics: Education Policy
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Words Matter: How Utah is Updating Education Policy to Signal the Future of Learning in the State

How can a simple change of phrase lead to a change in accountability systems? See how Utah implemented changes, all...

Published: August 27, 2020
Topics: Assessement & Accountability, Education Policy
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Using Personalized, Competency-Based Learning to Address System Disruptions

How can schools improve the high school to post-secondary transition during a pandemic? ECS released six briefs to help conceptualize.

Published: August 14, 2020
Topics: Education Policy
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Exploring the Federal Implications of COVID-19: Teacher Preparation

What has COVID-19 taught us about how to build an adaptable and effective educator workforce?

Published: August 10, 2020
Topics: Education Policy
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Exploring the Federal Implications of COVID-19: Social-Emotional Needs

COVID-19 elevated the importance of social-emotional learning. Now how do we center it in our education systems?

Published: August 4, 2020
Topics: Education Policy, Social Emotional Learning
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Exploring the Federal Implications of COVID-19: Accountability

Did COVID-19 create an accountability pause or a reset? Lillian Pace explores traditional accountability methods and what will need to...

Published: July 28, 2020
Topics: Assessement & Accountability, Education Policy
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Exploring the Federal Implications of COVID-19: K-12 Assessments

Are annual accountability assessments a thing of the past?

Published: July 21, 2020
Topics: Assessement & Accountability, Education Policy
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Moving Beyond Waivers: Kentucky’s Story

Kentucky is taking a thoughtful approach to address the connection between seat-time and funding.

Published: July 15, 2020
Topics: Education Policy
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Introducing the Idaho Mastery Education Framework

Idaho State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra introduced the Idaho Mastery Education Framework to an audience of over 300.

Published: June 25, 2020
Topics: Education Policy
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Help Wanted: Flexibility Needed

What have states, such as Kentucky and Arkansas, been doing to ensure continuity of learning plans and flexibility in preparation...

Published: June 11, 2020
Topics: Education Policy
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States Strengthening Human Capital and Infrastructure

States, such as Minnesota and Hawaii, have taken steps to strengthen human capital and infrastructure. How else can states ensure...

Published: May 19, 2020
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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State Guidance for Building Resilient and Equitable Education Systems

This guidance was created to help education policymakers and stakeholders take short- and long-term action to create resilient, equitable education...

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Policy Conditions in Action: Responsive Funding Systems in Idaho

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like Idaho to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: October 30, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Behind the Scenes: Developing the State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning

See the 3 key decisions that helped shape The State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning.

Published: October 16, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Policy Conditions in Action: Continuous Improvement in Rhode Island

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like Rhode Island to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: October 2, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Policy Conditions in Action: Student Learning Pathways in Louisiana

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like Louisiana to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: September 18, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Policy Conditions in Action: Comprehensive Supports for Educators and Leaders in New Hampshire

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like New Hampshire to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: September 4, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Policy Conditions in Action: Measuring Success and Equitable Conditions for Learning in Pennsylvania

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like Pennsylvania to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: August 21, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Policy Conditions in Action: Vision for Student Success in South Carolina

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like South Carolina to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: August 7, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Policy Conditions in Action: Collaborative Leadership in North Dakota

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like North Dakota to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: July 23, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Core Commitments for Quality Transformation to Personalized Learning

Read about four core commitments that state leaders should be mindful of for quality transformation to personalized learning.

Published: July 9, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Equity and Education Policy: Ensuring Personalized Learning Opportunities for All Students

Equity needs to be a driving factor in how education policy recommendations are shaped.

Published: June 28, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Designing for All Students: A Policy Framework for the Next Era of Personalized Learning

The State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning will help states ensure personalized learning opportunities for all students.

Published: June 13, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning

This state policy framework will help states define and navigate from systems where a limited number of districts engage in...

Published: June 10, 2019
Topics: Education Policy