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COVID-19 Education Innovations Solution Spotlight in New York, Florida and Free Internet Access

Welcome to ExcelinEd’s ongoing roundup of creative solutions states and districts are taking to meet the education needs of their students affected by school closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We need your help sharing these solutions so policymakers and state leaders can learn from each other. Please forward this information to your […]

COVID-19 Education Innovations: Solution Spotlights in New Jersey, Florida and Illinois

ExcelinEd is providing an ongoing roundup of creative solutions states and districts are taking to meet the education needs of their students affected by school closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We value your help in sharing these solutions so policymakers and state leaders can learn from each other. Please forward this information […]

#AskExcelinEd About Home-Based Learning Resources to Support Parents

As of March 23, 2020, 46 states have decided to close schools, affecting at least 54.8 million school students. Here are some free resources developed by experts and partners that can help parents care for their families during the coming weeks. Have a resource you’d like us to share? Send it to us at Info@ExcelinEd.org […]

COVID-19 Education Innovations: Solution Spotlights in New York City, California and Hoonuit Meal Finder for States

Welcome to ExcelinEd’s ongoing roundup of creative solutions states and districts are taking to meet the education needs of their students affected by school closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We need your help sharing these solutions so policymakers and state leaders can learn from each other. Please forward this information to your […]

NEW: COVID-19 State Education Action Database

The unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 are affecting students, teachers and families across the nation. ExcelinEd is committed to serving education leaders and policymakers with timely and useful information so they can support students in the best ways possible. Starting today, an online map and database are available at Excelined.org with state-by-state updates on actions taken […]

COVID-19 Education Innovations: Solution Spotlights in Florida, South Carolina and Massachusetts

Welcome to ExcelinEd’s ongoing roundup of creative solutions states and districts are taking to meet the education needs of their students affected by school closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We need your help sharing these solutions so policymakers and state leaders can learn from each other. Please forward this information to your […]

#AskExcelinEd: Resources for school leaders responding to COVID-19

According to the most recent data from Education Week, at least 41.6 million public school students are affected by school closures. We hope the following resources will help state and school leaders as they care for their students and communities. Interim guidance for K-12 schools to plan, prepare and respond to the Coronavirus. Resources for educators […]

#AskExcelinEd: How can states ensure students are reading on grade-level?

You know the story of Dorothy from Kansas—how a young girl and her flawed companions set out on the yellow brick road to meet the wish-granting Wizard of Oz. Along the way, the travelers face their greatest fears and overcome issues with the road itself. But they persevere, and their journey on the yellow brick […]

#FactFriday: It’s Words Matter Week

We’re celebrating Words Matter Week by sharing two of our favorite blog posts on early literacy. Visit ExcelinEd.org to learn how your state can empower every child to read and succeed. #AskExcelinEd: Why Can’t Millions of Kids Read?   #AskExcelinEd: How Can States Fix America’s Reading Problem? What Others Are Saying #Writing✏️ #WordsOfWisdom #WordsMatterWeek #WordArt😍 #WordsMatter […]

#AskExcelinEd: What are the 4 state policy levers for school turnaround?

School turnaround is hard—arguably one of the hardest things to do in education. Just last year, states identified 5,664 schools across the nation as Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools—meaning that thousands of students attended schools that performed in the bottom 5% of their state’s accountability framework and/or had a graduation rate below 67%. States, […]