ERNed Media: 2016 Year in Review


As we approach the end of 2016, here's another look back at some of our year's most popular content. Here is your top 12 reading list for December and the holiday break. Happy holidays...

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A College Promise from Birth


By Mary Nguyen Barry What if you knew your child could go to college from the moment your baby is born? That after 18 years, the financial and educational investments that you and your child...

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REPORT RELEASE: A Democratic Guide to Public Charter Schools


By Charles Barone and Marianne Lombardo Today we’re issuing an issue brief we’ve called “A Democratic Guide to Public Charter Schools.” This issue brief offers a reminder that throughout their history, public charter schools have had strong...

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ESSA Implementation Update: Raking Up ESSA Policy and Politics


By Charles Barone This is the 15th ESSA implementation update in a series. To see all posts on ESSA implementation, click here. To see our interactive 50-state ESSA implementation map, click here. Arizona. The state continues to solicit public comment on...

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New Teacher Prep Regulation


By Michael Dannenberg   The Obama administration will release its final teacher preparation reform regulation today.  It is pretty much along the lines discussed in the past. States are to set up teacher preparation reporting...

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An IDEA in Need of a Better Answer


By Michael Dannenberg   Outside of fights for fully funding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), I’ve always shied away from policy work on special education.  My mom is disabled and one of...

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