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Student governments are essentially party planners, making decisions on prom decor and homecoming floats but with no power over curriculum, coursework, or the pace of of learning. This system continues to fail millions of high school students. Four reforms will help transform the outdated education system.


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States Set Criteria for Resuming In-Person Learning

This policy update outlines ways in which states such as Arizona, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Oregon, and Nebraska offer state guidance on reopening criteria.
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Next-Generation Assessment

The pandemic’s uncertain trajectory has raised new questions about state assessment and accountability systems. There is no better time for state policy leaders to reexamine their assessment systems to address long-standing challenges, say authors in the new issue of NASBE’s State Education Standard.

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