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EDUCATION POLICY
New Study on Staffing in Early Grade Classrooms

Reassigning less effective teachers to untested K-2 grades leads to lower student achievement


EDUCATION POLICY
How the GOP’s Healthcare Repeal Would Gut Special Education

The GOP’s healthcare bill would effectively dismantle Medicaid, hurting special education students in the process.


EDUCATION POLICY
New GAO Report Examines Federal Role in Early Care and Education

Report highlights improved coordination between HHS and the Department of Education


EDUCATION POLICY
Improving Transfer in the Age of Free 2-Year College

As many of the first TN Promise recipients look to transfer to a 4-year school, has TN done enough to make their transfers successful?


EDUCATION POLICY
Low-Income Transgender Students Face Systematic Barriers in Applying for Federal Aid

New phrasing of the gender question on the FAFSA may not actually help transgender students.


NEW AMERICA CA
Local Trust, Local Action

The fourth in a series of blog posts by #RiseLocal speakers writing about inspiring examples of local innovation.


NEW AMERICA NYC
The Fight Against Corporate Crime is Far From Over

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, 8 million Americans lost their jobs and only one mid-level executive was sent to prison. How?


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
An OTI Experiment: Open Source Surveillance Detection

OTI launched a technical effort at Washington D.C.'s March for Science in April 2017 to monitor and detect "Stingray" devices.


EDUCATION POLICY
Using ESSA to Build a Birth-to-Third Grade Early Education Continuum

ESSA establishes new opportunities for building and supporting birth-to-third-grade systems at both state and local levels


EDUCATION POLICY, NEW AMERICA NYC and PUBLIC INTEREST TECHNOLOGY
Up for Discussion at the United Nations: The Skills Youth Need

Developing youth skills through an ecosystem of open pedagogy, open data, and open research.


EDUCATION POLICY
How School Vouchers Affect English Learners

Officials at the Department of Education have expressed interest in expanding voucher programs. What would this mean for English learners?


EDUCATION POLICY
Event Recap: The Power of Leaders in Early Learning

Highlights from our discussion on the important role leaders play in fostering high-quality pre-K