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The Assistance for Arts Education Center (AAEC) is thrilled to release the “Teaching Artist Training Tips” guide designed to assist schools and arts centers better partner with teaching artists. Teaching artists are pivotal to the arts education…


In the 2020-2021 school year—the most recent year for which federal data is available—14.7 million students nationwide were chronically absent, nearly doubling pre pandemic rates. Encouragingly, we know that taking a data-driven, comprehensive…


What does a doubling of the number of students who are missing a month or more of schooling in the school year mean? What do the numbers tell us about the challenges our schools and communities face, and what does the evidence base say about the…


This brief (link) from the Region 6 Comprehensive Center (R6CC) provides an overview of the similarities and differences…


This brief (link) from the Region 19 Comprehensive Center describes universally effective teaching practices. It demonstrates how a…


U.S. ED is now accepting funding applications for evidence-based projects that include STEM, social emotional learning, educator recruitment/retention, and other field-initiated innovations are welcome.

Notices Inviting Applications…


The OJJDP announced a competitive grant for FY24 Arts Programs for Justice-Involved Youth. OJJDP seeks to support and strengthen collaborations between arts-based organizations and juvenile justice systems to develop, expand, or enhance promising…


Last week, the NEA unveiled its new National Arts Statistics and Evidence-based Reporting Center (NASERC). “As part of this ongoing work, NASERC has created the Arts Indicators Project to…


The Thoughtful Teacher Podcast provides professional development for your drive between home. The Thoughtful Teacher podcast shares the stories of educators who have implemented innovative or creative solutions within their space. These stories…


The CEEDAR Center recently hosted a webinar: Improving en loco parentis: Engaging families and communities in culturally responsive ways.  Panelists focused on the leaders’ roles within schools and school systems…


[New Spotlight] Best Practices Clearinghouse: Raise the Bar: Lead the World Resource Spotlight 

This spotlight features…


The Student Engagement and Attendance Center (SEAC) designed this tool to help State Education Agencies (SEAs), Local Education Agencies (LEAs), and other educators work as a team to leverage relationships with young people and…