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Policy Matters - PA Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera: Pennsylvania's ESSA State Plan

Policy Matters

Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera goes into the details of the state's plans to meet the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act. Secretary Rivera explains the state's main goal: creating conditions that allow students to succeed as learners. 

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Policy Matters - Kristen Amundson: Power and Authority of State Boards of Education

Policy Matters

Kristen Amundson, President and CEO of the National Association for State Boards of Education, joins CPRE Co-Director Jonathan Supovitz for a conversation about the current education policy landscape and the increasing power and authority that State Boards of Education hold across the country.

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ESSA State Plans: Perspectives from National Association of State Boards of Education members - Rachel Wise: New Found Autonomy in Nebraska

ESSA State Plans: Perspectives from National Association of State Boards of Education members

NASBE Member Rachel Wise joins Pat McGuinn to detail the work that Nebraska's policymakers have done in developing and conceptualizing their Every Student Succeeds Act plans. In particular, Wise considers the new level of autonomy that the state will see in the wake of ESSA's passing.

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Policy Matters - Sally Cauble: Increased Autonomy, Increased Engagement in KS

Policy Matters

Kansas State Board of Education Member Sally Cauble talks about the benefits and challenges that comes with increased autonomy at the state level, as well her her work in creating a groundswell of community engagement in Kansas.

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Policy Matters - Jeremy Anderson: 2016 Elections, Changes in Education Leadership

Policy Matters

President of the Education Commission of the States Jeremy Anderson discusses changes in elected education officials across the states in the 2016 election and how these changes may affect education policies. He also talks about Education Commission of the States newly released report K-3 Policymakers' Guide to Action: Making the early years count and the efforts to be made by the Education Commission of the States to assist states in implementing suggested policies.

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K-3 Policymakers' Guide to Action: Learning from the Education Commission of the States - Bruce Atchison, Education Commission of the States, Director of Early Learning

K-3 Policymakers' Guide to Action: Learning from the Education Commission of the States

Bruce Atchison, Director of Early Learning at the Education Commission of the States and chair of the report committee for the K-3 Policymakers' Guide to Action: Making the early years count, discusses an overview of the importance of policy efforts in K-3 and the motivations for developing the K-3 Policymakers' Guide to Action.

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Drew Gitomer and Courtney Bell: Editors of the New Handbook of Research on Teaching

Research Minutes

This Research Minutes podcast features a conversation with Drew Gitomer and Courtney Bell, editors of the Fifth Edition of the Handbook of Research on Teaching. During the interview, they describe the unique features of the new handbook, including its unique, interdisciplinary set of authors, its lack of a methodological divide, and the opportunities for future research.

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