The ruling does not require states to offer funding to religious schools if they don’t already fund private schools.
From our national partners at Chalkbeat: Maybe the data isn’t telling the full story.
Their efforts are running up against a national labor shortage and supply chain issues, which are making it difficult to do things like hire tutors or renovate dilapidated buildings.
The national trends suggest that teachers are adopting more lenient grading policies or that students’ improved skills aren’t being well measured by standardized tests.
There’s no one answer, according to a range of experts watching these shortages nationwide, but a constellation of potential explanations.
President Joe Biden proposed a massive package of policies Wednesday designed to reduce child poverty rates and make preschool and higher education more accessible.
But the U.S. Department of Education approved Colorado’s request to effectively cut testing in half — offering a path for other states that want to reduce the burden of exams this year.
The Connecticut education commissioner is a former public school teacher.