Health Care for Children Shouldn’t be a Bargaining CHIP

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November 28, 2017 01:38 pm

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When I ran for governor in 2000, my Republican opponent and I had much to disagree on. But when it came to the federally-supported Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), we only sparred over who would implement coverage more aggressively, not over the merits. Almost all policymakers recognize the importance of this bipartisan legislation enacted in 1997 in reducing the percentage of uninsured children from almost 14 percent to less than 5 percent.

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How Business Leaders Can Help Improve the Nation’s Schools

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November 20, 2017 10:07 am

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Nationwide, there are more than 6 million job openings according to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Far too often, businesses say that there are not enough qualified applicants to fill their openings. Now, thanks to the nation’s main education law, there’s something that business can do to change that.

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College- and Career-Ready Standards, Deeper Learning, Every Student Succeeds Act

Deeper Learning Digest: Celebrating Deeper Learning Milestones

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November 10, 2017 12:01 pm

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This week’s digest features a dive into what deeper learning looks like, a big anniversary and milestone for EL Education schools, information on the future of work, and how schools can learn from each other when implementing competency-based education.

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Want to Implement Personalized Learning? Permission Granted!

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November 09, 2017 08:23 am

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Can two conferences held thirty-five miles apart indicate that a personalized learning movement is growing, especially if they take place in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley? And is there a common message when talking to wide-ranging audiences of teachers, ed-tech entrepreneurs, cutting-edge educators, and district leaders who must confront constant challenges of running a district while envisioning the future of learning?

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Deeper Learning, Every Student Succeeds Act, Personalized Learning