12/19/2019- The $1.4 trillion budget deal approved Thursday by Congress boosts spending on early-childhood education and college access and affordability programs, rejecting deep cuts proposed in the President’s budget.
1/1/2020- ‘State legislatures are crafting ambitious plans for legislative sessions in 2020, even though many have only a few months to tackle the contentious issues confronting them.’
12/16/2019- ‘Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed budget includes a $1.2 billion investment in K-12 education, he announced Monday.’
12/29/2019- ‘A new “Grow Your Own” strategy has high schools partnering with colleges throughout Montana to train uncertified prospective teachers recruited by school districts to fill open positions.’
12/30/2019- ‘A bill up for consideration before the New Hampshire Legislature in 2020 would require school districts to offer lessons on climate change.’
Research and Analysis
It can be a jumble of red tape when a teacher moves states. The process of transferring a teaching license can feel bureaucratic, time-consuming, and overly complicated.
Policy Roundup is compiled by NAfME’s Matt Barusch.