For better or worse, parents have a more intimate view of public education than they once did, and it is unlikely they will stop caring once the pandemic subsides. In other words, parents will not be stuffed back in the bag. How can state leaders harness this more informed parent base to identify better ways of educating children? It starts with facilitating meaningful connections between parents, educators, and school communities and providing them tools and strategies to support student learning.


Family Engagement during the Pandemic





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Strengthening the Principal Pipeline through State Leadership Academies

Missouri, Delaware, and North Carolina have developed evidence-based professional learning for current and prospective school leaders to increase their effectiveness and reduce turnover.
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State Advances in Early Childhood Education Seed Plans for 2024

In 2023, several states made significant strides toward universal pre-K, increased funding and support for early educators, and improved literacy and math instruction.
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Curriculum That Counts

Authors in this issue of the Standard draw lessons from a spectrum of state policies that are being used to increase the adoption of high-quality curriculum.

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