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Reverse Transfer: Paving the pathway

Health barriers to learning and the education opportunity gap

Instructional time trends

State Homeschool Policies: A patchwork of provisions

GED, HiSET and TASC: A comparison of high school equivalency assessments

Read the 2014 ECS Annual Report

Explore financial aid programs across the states with ECS' new database

State funding for students with disabilities (50-state database)

ECS Blueprint Webinar: Higher Education Accountability Policies and Metrics

The Civics Education Initiative of 2015

Vergara and the complexities of teacher employment policies

Blueprint for college readiness
* 50-state policy analysis

* 50-state database 

  • reverse
    An analysis discussing how several states have approached implementation of reverse transfer policies.
  • health
    An overview of the important yet sometimes overlooked issue of student health and its relationship to achievement in the classroom.
  • time
    Addressing questions that include the impact of instructional time on achievement, variation in school start dates, and trends in school day and year length.
  • ged
    Exploring options for youth and adults lacking a diploma but needing a high school credential to pursue employment opportunities or postsecondary education.
  • website

NY works to curb test opt-outs
New York education officials are steering away from financial sanctions for schools whose students skipped this year's Common Core tests in droves and looking at school districts with high test participation for ways to curb opt-outs elsewhere. (Associated Press) 

Read the rest of today's e-Clips for August 28, 2015.


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