State Policy

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The Education Exchange: How the Education Secretary in Arkansas Kept Schools Open all Year for In-Person Learning

And how districts will spend "more money than we can even imagine" from federal aid, soaring property-tax revenues.
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The Education Exchange: The Year of School Choice

Florida, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri and more expand options for families
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The Education Exchange: Why Haven’t the Schools in Massachusetts Opened?

A new public opinion poll points to teachers union influence.
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The Education Exchange: Yes, It Is Safe to Reopen Schools

"These are huge costs that we've asked moms and kids to bear for very little public health benefit from having schools closed...the average student could lose between $61,000 to $88,000 of lifetime earnings."
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The Education Exchange: Wisconsin’s Act 10, Ten Years On

Governor Scott Walker's reform of pensions, collective-bargaining for public employees saved $14 billion. Dire consequences predicted by unions failed to materialize.
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The Education Exchange: Settlement Is Reached in Lawsuit Over Whether Delaware’s Schools Are So Bad They Are Unconstitutional

Governor averts trial in "adequacy" challenge, agrees to propose tens of millions in more spending

The Education Exchange: More Evidence of Higher College Attainment from Milwaukee’s Voucher Program

A professor of education policy at the University of Arkansas, Patrick Wolf, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Wolf's latest findings from Milwaukee's Parental Choice Program. Wolf's research explores whether voucher students are more likely to attain higher levels of education than their peers outside of the program.

EdNext Podcast: Helping Students Finance Education School with Income Share Agreements

The founder of the Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education, Mike Goldstein, sits down with Education Next editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss how "fixed" income share agreements have made the school an attractive destination, reducing risk for students and increasing transparency of outcomes.

The Education Exchange: How to Increase Stagnant Teacher Salaries

The Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow in Education, Eric Hanushek, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss a new paper that offers evidence on how states and localities can optimize teacher compensation.

EdNext Podcast: Serving All Students at Excel Academy

A group from Excel Academy in Boston joined Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss how the charter network works to accommodate students with special needs, including English language learners and those with disabilities, into their program.

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