Tag: Education Policy

  • Equity and ESSER: How Schools Can Embrace a Participatory Approach to Amplify Family Voices in Budget Planning

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    Equity and ESSER: How Schools Can Embrace a Participatory Approach to Amplify Family Voices in Budget Planning

    Schools across the country have a welcome task this summer: deciding how to spend a windfall in federal stimulus funds. Brooklyn Lab is doing that by asking families for their insights.

  • Advice From a Student Activist on ARP Funding

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    Advice From a Student Activist on ARP Funding

    Student activist Josh Stern on how Student Voice Should Drive ARP Spending

  • Recommendations for ARP ESSER Funding to Support High School Transformation

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    Recommendations for ARP ESSER Funding to Support High School Transformation

    Policymakers and education leaders are making critical decisions and providing important details on how ARP ESSER funding will be spent. Every dollar matters, and it’s not enough to spend more. We must spend smarter—more imaginatively, efficiently, and effectively.

  • ARP Allocations by State

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    ARP Allocations by State

    Find out about the ARP ESSER funding coming to your state—and how much XQ recommends should be dedicated to high schools.

  • American Rescue Plan Dollars Are Coming. Let’s Invest Them in High School Transformation.

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    American Rescue Plan Dollars Are Coming. Let’s Invest Them in High School Transformation.

    ARP ESSER funding offers America a chance to examine what’s working in education, develop individualized pathways that accelerate student learning, and create coalitions to build a truly fair and effective education system.

  • Education Policy 101: What Is Education Policy?

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    Education Policy 101: What Is Education Policy?

    Everyone is an education policymaker; some might just not know it. Dive into the basics with this summary and learn everything from how it works to how you can get involved.

  • Close up of vegetables; students choosing food in school cafeteria

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    What's Happening to School Meals During COVID-19?

    COVID-19 has changed the way food-insecure students receive meals and support. Here’s how your family can get involved.

  • Mike Johnston

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    Mike Johnston

  • Donell Jones-Craven

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    Donnell Jones-Craven

  • Christine Bischoff

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    Christine Bischoff

  • TRUE or FALSE with XQ: School Boards

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    Teachers Play True or False: School Board Edition

  • Demystifying School Boards: What Do School Boards Do?

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    Demystifying School Boards: What Do School Boards Do?

    Looking for ways to spur high school transformation in your community? Getting involved with your local school board is a great place to start. What is a school board? Schools…

  • What I Learned From Finding, Organizing, and Verifying School Board Data for the Entire United States

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    What I Learned From Finding, Organizing, and Verifying School Board Data for the Entire United States

    Emily spent 170 hours collecting and organizing school board data from across the country. What she learned might surprise you.

  • How Are School Boards Responding to School Closures in the Time of COVID-19?

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    How Are School Boards Responding to School Closures in the Time of COVID-19?

    Leadership decisions don’t stop when campuses are closed. In fact, they become more important than ever. Here's how school boards are responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • School Board Governance Best Practices

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    School Board Governance Best Practices

    Learn how school boards can transform education in their communities by incorporating governance best practices that propel students to success.

  • How To Run a School Board Campaign

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    How To Run a School Board Campaign

    Running for the board of education is challenging. Here are some school board campaign ideas and steps to help you get started.

  • How to Write a Letter to the School Board

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    How to Write a Letter to the School Board

    If you want your voice to be heard and to show your concern for your child and others in the community, writing a letter to the school board is an important step.

  • What Makes a Good School Board Member?

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    What Makes a Good School Board Member?

    School board members can be some of the biggest change makers for high school. But what does it take to be a good school board member?

  • So, what does a school board do, anyway?

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    So, what does a school board do, anyway?

    School boards are one of the most important decision makers in public education. Here's what they do any why they matter.

  • ‘The most rewarding thing I’ve ever done’

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    ‘The most rewarding thing I’ve ever done’

    Two veteran school board members reflect on their journeys to inspire others, from sharing why they decided to run to providing highlights of their work.

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