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WestEd White Paper: Addressing the Needs of Students Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Addressing the Needs of Students Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Highlights...

This report explores how five Bay Area counties and local school districts pivoted to reach, teach, and support the holistic needs of students experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
High Quality Charter Authorization Policy Profiles
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High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy State Profiles

The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) created the High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles (State Profiles) as summaries of states’ charter school authorization policy contexts.
IES, Students' Use of School-Based Telemedicine Services and Rates of Returning to Class After These Services in a Small Elementary School District
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Students' Use of School-Based Telemedicine Service and Rates of Returning to Class After These...

This study report, developed by REL West at WestEd, describes the first two years of implementation of school-based telemedicine ...

Schools, Districts, & State Education Systems

Federal Support for Education Innovation Through the Small Business Innovation Research Program
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Federal Support for Education Innovation Through the Small Business Innovation Research Program

This study is the first-ever extensive analysis of publicly available data on Small Business Innovation Research efforts specific to education.
Finding a Path Toward Equity: What States Can Learn from the Transformation of California’s School Funding Model
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Finding a Path Toward Equity: What States Can Learn from the Transformation of California’s...

Find out the history of one of California’s most significant education reforms, and learn valuable lessons applicable to all states pursuing a more equitable and transparent K–12 funding system.
Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: An Empirical Illustration of Models
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Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: An Empirical...

How can states best serve recently arrived English learner students in state accountability systems? This paper provides a range of ideas, resources, and tools.