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Rosanbalm, Katie – Hunt Institute, 2021
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and youth learn and apply prosocial skills in five core competence areas: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making (Weissberg et al., 2015). These are the skills that young people need in order to effectively…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, COVID-19, Pandemics, Emotional Response
Hunt Institute, 2021
The Build Back Better (BBB) framework would create an ambitious $400 billion early childhood initiative -- funding both universal prekindergarten for 3- and 4-year-olds and initiatives designed to improve affordability, quality, and compensation within the child care arena. On November 19, 2021, The Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) was passed in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Child Care, Educational Quality, Preschool Children
Siddiqi, Javaid; Mikolowsky, James – Hunt Institute, 2020
Many state and institution leaders have focused a considerable amount of energy on the development of data-driven student support tools that can be used for a variety of purposes. But tools aren't enough to drive progress -- policymakers must also consider the human component of the equation and explore best practices of how such tools, and the…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Best Practices, Educational Policy
Siddiqi, Javaid; Mikolowsky, James – Hunt Institute, 2020
As state leaders across the country seek strategies that will drive progress toward their postsecondary attainment goals, many have used data to analyze the current attainment levels of different segments of the state's residents. Reverse Transfer, sometimes referred to as degree reclamation, is a policy strategy that can be used to aggregate the…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Reverse Transfer Students, College Credits
Siddiqi, Javaid; Sims, Patrick C.; Goff, Allison L. – Hunt Institute, 2019
The rise of data collection in the public and private sectors has presented policymakers with an unprecedented opportunity to leverage vast amounts of data to create more efficient systems, improve program performance, and drive equitable outcomes. Empowering policymakers and practitioners with functional access to accurate data has the potential…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Data Use
Siddiqi, Javaid; Mikolowsky, James – Hunt Institute, 2019
The early college high school (ECHS) model is a postsecondary attainment strategy with a uniquely robust evidence base of research that demonstrates its effectiveness. Despite the proven track record of success, many states either do not offer ECHS opportunities or have a limited number of programs. However, two states -- North Carolina and Texas…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, High Schools, High School Students
Siddiqi, Javaid; Sims, Patrick C.; Goff, Allison L. – Hunt Institute, 2018
As the role of the principal changes, so too must principal preparation programs and the policies that guide them. In order to ensure that our schools have a strong supply of dynamic leaders who are adequately prepared for the demands of 21st century schools, there is a growing need for innovation and improvement in principal recruitment,…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Education, Educational Innovation, Leadership Training
Remer, Casey Wyant – Hunt Institute, 2017
In the 16 years since the initial passage of "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB), the body of research around the impact of teachers and state policy experimentation on how to measure effectiveness have grown. This brief traces the evolution from the "Highly-Qualified Teacher" provisions of NCLB to the teacher evaluation systems of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational Policy
Grovenstein, Elizabeth – Hunt Institute, 2016
"Which preschool programs best prepare students for kindergarten?" "Which students from which schools need remediation classes in higher education?" "How successful are college graduates in the workforce by major or credential?" These are just a few of the questions that can be answered by a robust longitudinal data…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Martin, Mike – Hunt Institute, 2016
The "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA) replaced the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001" (NCLB) in December 2015, substantially changing the federal role in education and how schools across the country will be held accountable. For state policymakers, designing new ESSA-compliant accountability systems is a significant…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Equal Education, Accountability, Compliance (Legal)
Johnson, Mark – Hunt Institute, 2016
The "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 10, 2015. ESSA reauthorizes the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act" (ESEA), which was first enacted as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty." Since 1965, ESEA has represented the federal government's…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Johnson, Mark – Hunt Institute, 2016
High-quality assessments are vital for ensuring a sound and equitable education for all students. Tests are used to measure what students know and can do, and this information is very important for both instructional and accountability purposes. This brief, which should be read as a complement to "High-Quality College and Career Ready…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Student Evaluation
Sutton, Leah – Hunt Institute, 2016
As policymakers endeavor to address the teacher shortage as a whole, they should also consider the research around teacher diversity and explore policies that aim to increase the achievement of minority students. This issue of "coNCepts" examines the diversity gap in North Carolina and highlights the need for a strategic solution that…
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Diversity (Faculty), Barriers, Teacher Recruitment
Sutton, Leah – Hunt Institute, 2016
"The Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 10, 2015. ESSA reauthorizes the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act" (ESEA), which was first enacted as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty." Since 1965, ESEA has represented the federal government's…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Standards
Martin, Mike; Johnson, Mark – Hunt Institute, 2016
The causes of low-performing schools are complicated, and the proposed solutions, from increasing school funding and alleviating poverty to replacing personnel and introducing school choice, are often politically contentious. The recent passage of the "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA) requires states to identify struggling schools and…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Low Achievement
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