Resources from the Field

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April 2020 | 50-State Comparison: Secondary Career and Technical Education
Education Commission of the States

This resource provides a national comparison of state policies and activities related to secondary career and technical education (CTE). This 50-State Comparison does not include CTE information at the postsecondary level.

April 2020 | Remote Learning Guidance from State Education Agencies During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A First Look
MIT Teaching Systems Lab

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Teaching Systems Lab reviewed state education agency guidance to identify areas of consensus and emerging practices.

March 2020 | ArtScan at a Glance 2019
Arts Education Partnership

This summary is updated annually to reflect changes in legislation concerning the arts in education. It includes arts education policies for all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. Complete results from this review are available in an online searchable database.

March 2020 | Building Blocks: How One State is Working to Measure and Improve Schools’ Contributions to Early Learning
Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic

The early grades lay an important foundation for students’ future academic success.

March 2020 | Completing College: National and State Reports
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

The national college completion rates continue to rise. The six-year and eight-year college completion rates have reached new highs, 60 percent and 62 percent, respectively.

March 2020 | Spring Forward: A clear path for your child’s success
Learning Heroes

Spring Forward: A clear path for your child's success, is a research-based, bilingual resource to help parents find ways to have a more accurate picture of their child’s progress with grade-level skills.

March 2020 | The Road to Readiness: The Precursors and Practices that Predict School Readiness and Later School Success
Overdeck Family Foundation

What does it take for a child to enter school with the academic and socioemotional skills needed to succeed?

March 2020 | WE COUNT! A 2020 Census Counting Book
Simply Put

Help everyone be counted! This month mailboxes across the country are receiving a vital piece of our democracy wrapped in an envelope—the once-a-decade U.S. census form. These forms are the bedrock of our communities.

February 2020 | #RealCollege 2020: Five Years of Evidence on Basic Needs Insecurity
The Hope Center

This report from The Hope Center provides an overview of findings from the 2019 #RealCollege survey about students' basic needs insecurities.

February 2020 | Equity Narratives: Recalling my own journey as I sent my son off to college
Lumina Foundation

One article from a series of narratives about the writer's "equity journey." Susan Johnson reflects on her academic experience.