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- Afterschool and Out-of-School Time Learning
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- Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)
- 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)
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- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
- March 6, 2017
How Evidence-Based Strategies Can Help Struggling Schools
Guest bloggers Laurie Lee and Steve Fleischman share tools for using evidence to support struggling schools under ESSA.
- February 27, 2017
Are We Doing Enough to Build the Evidence and Learning Systems That Will Improve State Practices?
Guest blogger Nate Schwartz questions if we doing enough to build evidence and learning systems that will improve state practices.
- February 22, 2017
Intermediaries as Brokers of Knowledge in Education
Carinne Deeds breaks down how intermediaries, and others, can act as brokers of knowledge in education.
- February 17, 2017
What it Takes to Thrive: Reflections From a First-generation College Student
Jenna Tomasello discusses how essential supports are for first-generation college students.
- February 13, 2017
Programs Versus Practices: What’s the “What” in What Works?
Guest blogger Ruth Neild unpacks the issue of using research evidence under ESSA.
- February 7, 2017
Collaborating Within State Agencies to Ensure the Effective Use of Evidence
Guest bloggers Carrie Conaway and Russell Johnston explain how cooperation and data-sharing within their agency revealed four common areas of practice in schoo…
- January 30, 2017
5 Ways States Can Support Evidence-informed School Improvement
Guest blogger Carrie Heath Phillips highlights five evidence-based practice requirements under ESSA that states are exploring.
- January 23, 2017
Betsy Brand explains how under ESSA leaders can set the example when it comes to using data and research effectively.
- January 17, 2017
Learning Systems: Improving Education in States and Districts
Guest bloggers Vivian Tseng and Anu Malipatil explain how to ensure that education stakeholders use the best research available to build capacity and work toge…
- December 12, 2016
The Pendulum Swings Again, and Students Win
Betsy Brand discusses the shift towards a more human approach to improving learning by focusing on young people and what they need.
- December 5, 2016
Computer Science Education: Preparing Informed Decision-Makers and Innovators
Guest blogger Jim Stanton discusses the need for more robust computer science school programs.
- November 21, 2016
Keeping It Real: Building Bridges Between Employers and Schools
Guest blogger Jessica Juliuson shares insights on the pivotal role that close collaborations between employers and schools plays in supporting college and care…
- October 31, 2016
Trick or Treat? Competency-Based Learning Under ESSA
Just in time for Halloween Jennifer Brown Lerner discusses the "tricks" and the "treats" of competency-based learning under ESSA.
- October 24, 2016
What Happens Behind the Scenes of Deep Student Learning?
Dr. Loretta Goodwin explains why deep, meaningful student learning often takes place behind the scenes.
- October 17, 2016
5 Challenges Facing the CBE Movement
Jenna Tomasello highlights five challenges facing the competency-based education (CBE) movement.
- October 11, 2016
First-Gen College Students and the Power of Peer Supports
George Knowles explains why one of the most effective sources of support for first-generation college students are their peers.
- October 3, 2016
Make Evidence Great Again: Using Evidence to Inform Decision-Making
Carinne Deeds explores the ways that evidence can be used to inform decision-making.
- September 26, 2016
The Teacher Shortage is More Complicated Than You Think
Jenna Tomasello examines teacher shortages. Is there more to the issue than simple attrition?