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 […]
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, […]
Public and private school choice opens doors and creates educational opportunities for families across the country. And its influence doesn’t end there! Learn about the positive impact of private school choice on public school students. What Others Are Saying "The first lady of the civil rights movement spent her entire life working to improve the lives of […]
We talk a lot about career and technical education (CTE) at ExcelinEd. This policy offers states an exciting opportunity to set up their local economies, employers and students for long-term success. As #CTEMonth draws to a close, I hope you’ll take a look at the great resources, articles and posts below to identify ways to strengthen CTE […]
ExcelinEd and Dr. Danielle Mezera have supported Hawaii’s efforts to align state career and technical education programs with state economic priorities. When Congress reauthorized Perkins V in 2018, they presented states with a valuable opportunity to ensure career and technical education (CTE) systems support high-quality career pathways that prepare students for success in mid/high-wage, mid/high-skill, […]
States that act now to strengthen their career and technical education programs will set up their local economies, employers and students for long-term success. And ExcelinEd’s resources can help states do just that. Visit ExcelinEd.org for research, policy playbooks, model policies and videos to help you transform CTE for students in your state! What Others Are Saying What is #CTE, and how can […]
Quality career and technical education (CTE) programs can offer students a leg up in a promising career or a head start in postsecondary and career. But, unfortunately, not all CTE programs are high quality. Why? Because it’s not easy for states to ensure rigorous and robust CTE offerings. Yet it is possible, and data can […]
Learn how states can develop and implement high-quality WBL programs in our new policy playbook.
High-quality career and technical education programs deliver what students and parents want! To learn more about CTE and how can it serve students in your state, visit ExcelinEd.org/CTE. CTE 101 Watch this video from Advance CTE to learn how CTE prepares learners for their futures while closing the skills gap for employers across the country. What […]
#AskExcelinEd: How Can States Harness Reverse Transfer to Support Postsecondary Persistence and Completion?
State leaders want their citizens to prosper and contribute to a thriving state economy. One way they can support this vision is by creating flexible new opportunities that help individuals complete college degrees and credentials. Currently, fewer than half of Americans ages 25-64 hold a credential beyond high school, according to research from Lumina. Image […]