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League of Education Voters announces 2016 endorsements

For the 2016 election cycle, the League of Education Voters has endorsed 39 candidates that we believe will help to improve outcomes for our state’s students.  They shared some of our beliefs like the importance of the education continuum, the importance of excellent instruction and the importance…

LEV interviews Angela Duckworth, author of GRIT

LEV Communications Director Arik Korman interviews University of Pennsylvania Psychologist Angela Duckworth about her new book, GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.  Dr. Duckworth talks about how grit cuts across cultures, how it can impact education and how we can’t do it alone.  Liste…

Our View on NPR’s School Money Education Funding Series, Part 3

By the LEV Policy Team

The third and final installment of NPR’s School Money series asks the question, “is there a better way to pay for schools?” The piece explores some of the challenges states have faced in school funding, such as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights in Colorado, and three potent…