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States Have a Chance to Align Career-Technical Education Plans With ESSA

It's easy to remember the federal education proposals that fizzled out or failed to get off the starting line during the last two-plus years. But President Donald Trump did sign a reauthorization of the federal law for career and technical education into law last summer, more than two years after President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act.

August 13, 2019 | EdWeek
What It Will Take For School Wraparound Supports To Fulfill Their Potential

In the most recent issue of Education Next, Mike McShane presents a strong take on the current state of integrated student supports—or wraparound services—in schools in his article “Supporting Students Outside the Classroom.”

August 7, 2019 | Forbes
High school graduation rates for one important group are starting to get better

Miguel Hernandez spoke neither Spanish nor English when he arrived in California from a small Mexican mountain village four years ago.

August 7, 2019 | The 74
How Each State Distributes Money for Public Schools and At-Risk Students

The Every Student Succeeds Act has brought a new focus to school funding and how it works, including a new federal requirement for states to report how much individual schools receive per pupil.

August 6, 2019 | Education Week
‘We’ve Got a Real Crisis’: Half of U.S. Teachers Have Considered Leaving Profession, PDK Poll Finds

Half of the nation’s teachers have seriously considered quitting in recent years, amid concerns about low pay, stress and lack of respect, a new poll finds.

August 5, 2019 | The 74 Million
Advanced Placement: Where It's Been and Where It's Going

The College Board’s Advanced Placement program now evaluates more than three million high school students each academic year, and is now itself being deeply evaluated by one of the most prominent conservative voices in education.

August 5, 2019 | Inside Higher Ed
America's School Funding Struggle: How We're Robbing Our Future By Under-Investing In Our Children

This week, U.S. lawmakers will gather for the annual National Conference of State Legislators meeting to tackle a range of issues, including school funding, which they identified as their top priority earlier this year.

August 5, 2019 | Forbes
California State University adds $10 million to boost math and science teacher preparation in California

To address a persistent teacher shortage in math and science, the California State University system is pumping $10 million into its Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative over the next four years.

August 1, 2019 | EdSource
This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?

A red staircase next to a Home Depot in an ordinary strip mall leads to an equally nondescript door.

July 30, 2019 | EdSurge