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Special Populations

The Standard - Article

Equity and English Learners Post-Pandemic

State leaders should ramp up supports for EL students and their families.

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The Standard - Article

Supporting Youth with the Most Need

For many, the pandemic has been just one of a host of barriers to a high-quality education.

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Policy Update

ESSA and At-Risk Student Populations: A NASBE Policy Update Series

ESSA provides opportunities to act on behalf of five at-risk student populations: students with disabilities, migrant youth, students in the foster care system, English language learners, and homeless youth. This NASBE policy update series suggests strategies that state boards of education can use to help these at-risk student populations.

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