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Education Commission of the States, 2019
This resource provides a national comparison of state policies and programs related to statewide apprenticeships. It focuses on state-level policies regarding apprenticeships, apprenticeship registration agencies, statewide programs, coordinating entities, and intentional connections between apprenticeships and postsecondary education. This…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, State Policy, Educational Policy, Educational Legislation
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Blanco, Megan – State Education Standard, 2019
A number of states have taken steps toward promoting student wellness, with many of their state boards of education in the middle of the action. This article contains some examples of states leading on student wellness by addressing physical fitness, social and emotional learning (SEL), and mental health supports. The Every Student Succeeds Act…
Descriptors: Wellness, Child Health, Physical Fitness, Social Development
Education Commission of the States, 2021
School vouchers are state-funded programs--often called scholarship programs--that allow students to use public monies to attend a private school. The state provides a set amount of money, typically based on the state's per-pupil amount, for private school tuition. There are currently 27 voucher programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, State Programs, Scholarships, School Choice
Education Commission of the States, 2021
School vouchers are state-funded programs--often called scholarship programs--that allow students to use public monies to attend a private school. The state provides a set amount of money, typically based on the state's per-pupil amount, for private school tuition. There are currently 27 voucher programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, State Programs, Scholarships, School Choice
Education Commission of the States, 2021
School vouchers are state-funded programs--often called scholarship programs--that allow students to use public monies to attend a private school. The state provides a set amount of money, typically based on the state's per-pupil amount, for private school tuition. There are currently 27 voucher programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, State Programs, Scholarships, School Choice
Education Commission of the States, 2021
School vouchers are state-funded programs--often called scholarship programs--that allow students to use public monies to attend a private school. The state provides a set amount of money, typically based on the state's per-pupil amount, for private school tuition. There are currently 27 voucher programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, State Programs, Scholarships, School Choice
National Council on Teacher Quality, 2019
This report is the first in a series by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) that examines the current status of states' teacher policies. Updated on a two-year cycle, each will cover a specific area of teacher policy. This report focuses on state teacher policies governing what states require in evaluations of both teachers and…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Administrator Evaluation, Principals, Educational Policy
Friedman-Krauss, Allison H.; Barnett, W. Steven; Garver, Karin A.; Hodges, Katherine S.; Weisenfeld, G. G.; DiCrecchio, Nicole – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2019
The "State of Preschool 2018" is the 16th edition of the National Institute for Early Education Research's (NIEER's) annual report tracking state-funded preschool access, resources, and quality. Since 2002, the preschool landscape has changed in many ways; and in others, it has remained the same--highlighting the need for a renewed…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Preschool Evaluation, Yearbooks
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Westling, David L. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The United States (U.S.) Department of Education reports that the range for all students with disabilities included for at least 80% of the day in the general education classroom in different states is between 83.6% and 36.9%. Such a range also exists for individual disability groups. While other studies have noted these differences, none have…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Correlation, Intellectual Disability, Students with Disabilities
Lufkin, Mimi – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2019
Passage of the "Strengthening Career & Technical Education for the 21st Century Act" (Perkins V), which reauthorizes federal legislation funding career and technical education (CTE), brings the opportunity to improve the quality and accessibility of CTE for adults with low incomes; English learner adults; out-of-school youth; and…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Vocational Education, Equal Education
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Hornbeck, Dustin; Malin, Joel – Educational Policy, 2019
Contemporary education reform movements in the United States have emphasized accountability for student performance. Policy actors serving within the executive branch have arguably gained power in part to provide this accountability function. The present study, in which Ohio and Pennsylvania serve as state case contexts, examines the changing…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Educational Policy, State Departments of Education, Accountability
Aragon, Stephanie – Education Commission of the States, 2016
The "State of the States 2016" summarizes state policies for arts education identified in statute or administrative code for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Information is based on a comprehensive search of state education statute and codes on each state's relevant websites. Complete results from this review are available in…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Policy, State Policy, Early Childhood Education
Long, Tracy; D'Agord, Cesar; Derrington, Taltha – National Center for Systemic Improvement at WestEd, 2019
The ability to significantly increase and sustain gains in early literacy for students with disabilities and a desire to bridge the gap between compliance and results-driven accountability (RDA) led Washington State to innovate a solution. This state spotlight will focus on Washington's improvement strategy to address this early literacy challenge…
Descriptors: Data Use, Special Education, Emergent Literacy, Students with Disabilities
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Barnett, Cassandra – Knowledge Quest, 2021
This article describes the process and strategies used in Arkansas to make the "AASL National Framework for Learners" the basis for the state's learning standards for school libraries. In addition, it provides details on the plan for helping school librarians fully implement the newly revised state standards into their curriculum.
Descriptors: State Standards, School Libraries, Educational Change, Professional Development
Clinedinst, Melissa – National Association for College Admission Counseling, 2019
The "2019 State of College Admission" report provides up-to-date information on a number of issues that impact students' transition from high school to postsecondary education. The report covers the recruitment strategies that colleges use to attract prospective students and the process by which candidates are evaluated for admission.…
Descriptors: College Admission, Student Recruitment, College Applicants, College Freshmen
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