Education

Congress Urged to Fund Child Care

“At a moment when Americans are struggling just to get by amid the worst inflation in decades, the Senate is moving forward with a reconciliation framework that excludes...

Pennsylvania Grants $384 M For Early Childhood Education

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced more than $384 million in grant funding for early childhood education, providing more children and families in Pennsylvania with access to high-quality...

Omnibus Budget Boosts Education Spending

Last month, Congress passed the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which included a nearly $3 billion increase in education spending.Most of the extra funding will go toward Title I, which saw...

EL Teachers Need More Math Support

Even though nearly 20% of students in California K-12 schools are English Learners, the latest research from EdTrust West (https://west.edtrust.org/ed-trust-west-research-in-brief-series/) finds that the majority of teachers across the...

Framing the Future

Currently, we are in the middle of what some have described as the Great Reset (Rold & DeVries, 2022; World Economic Forum, 2022), driven by the rapid adoption of technology at scale to mitigate...

NYC Focuses on Dyslexia

New York City announced that it would be taking increased action to support and improve the learning outcomes of dyslexic students in the city’s school system. Mayor Eric Adams, who...

GAO Reports on Mitigating Learning Loss for English Learners

While the pandemic presented obstacles for many students during the 2020–21 school year, the federal General Accounting Office’s (GAO’s) nationwide survey of public K–12 teachers showed that teachers with certain vulnerable student populations were...

Gen Z Preferences for Post-Pandemic International Study

Gen Z international students are shifting their focus from rankings to degree outcomes when applying to universities, a global survey by INTO University Partnerships reveals. Most Gen Z international students now place highest value...

Recommendations for Long-Term English Learners

Ten years after their groundbreaking publication Reparable Harm called attention to California’s long-term English learners (LTELs), Californians Together has released Renewing Our Promise, a research and policy report by Manuel Buenrostro and Julie Maxwell-Jolly,...

Could Universal Dyslexia Screening Misclassify English Learners?

A bill in California’s state legislature would make dyslexia screening universal for...
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