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Planning for On-Campus K-12 Education During...

The complex decision-making regarding reopening of schools compels careful thought, planning, and collaboration, within and across communities. Through this document, the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition provides clarifications, interpretations, and estimates that…

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Supporting Vulnerable Campus Populations During...

As a supplement to the two prior ACHA guidelines on COVID-19, this document provides considerations for institutions of higher education (IHEs) to support our most vulnerable populations who are disproportionately…

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The Condition of Education 2020

The Condition of Education is a congressionally mandated compendium of education indicators that is updated yearly. Using the most recent data available (at the time this report was written) from…

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Education Needs to Address Significant Quality...

The Department of Education’s (Education) quality control processes for data it collects from public school districts on incidents of restraint and seclusion are largely ineffective or do not exist, according…

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Program for the International Assessment of Adult...

The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a multicycle survey of adult skills and competencies sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The…

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Public School Principals’ Top Three Most Important...

In the 2015–16 NTPS, public school principals were asked to identify their top three most important education goals from a list of academic and social-emotional priorities. Overall, 72 percent selected…

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Postsecondary Occupational Education Among...

This Data Point examines postsecondary education enrollment rates overall and in occupational areas of study, among 2013 public high school graduates as of 2016. The report uses data from the…

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Expulsion From School as a Disciplinary Action

This report examines the percentage of U.S. public elementary and secondary schools that were allowed to expel students from school as a disciplinary action and the percentage of schools that…

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How Can Educators Provide High-Quality Instruction...

Online environments can exacerbate existing inequalities for ELs, and educators should consider how to address these issues as they design instruction. The issues include, but are not limited to: Many…

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Federal Student Aid at a Glance

Federal student aid comes from the federal government, specifically, the U.S. Department of Education. It’s money that helps a student pay for higher education expenses (i.e., college, career school, or…

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Impact of COVID-19 on Assessments and...

This fact sheet discusses the potential implications of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on State assessment and accountability systems. This fact sheet also addresses other considerations regarding the use of…

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Information on How States Assess Alternative...

States use their accountability systems to identify low performing schools, which can receive added support and are expected to improve. Alternative schools serve students whose needs are not met in…

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How Governors Scale High-Quality Youth...

The outlook for high school graduates who have no postsecondary or industry-recognized credentials can appear bleak. Today, it is critical that young people obtain at least some training beyond high…

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Early Childhood Homelessness State Profiles

In January 2016, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released the first 50-state profile on Early Childhood Homelessness as part of an interagency collaboration with multiple departments and agencies…

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Education Topic Papers: A Governor’s Dual...

This topic paper details how dual and concurrent enrollment programs can help states overcome workforce readiness and postsecondary access and completion challenges and how governors can strengthen these programs by…

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