EdPrepLab works within states, connecting policymakers with regional Network members to develop learning communities that foster timely and relevant policy and practice discussions. EdPrepLab also works across states, engaging with national organizations to develop a framework for moving educator preparation forward to better reflect the science of learning and development. EdPrepLab provides decision makers and policy influencers with cutting-edge research, best practices, and tools and resources, as well as guidance for adopting licensing and accreditation standards, assessments, and processes that support preparation for deeper learning and equity.
This policy analysis from PEN America examines recent state legislation that prohibits the teaching of specific ideas, concepts, or curricular materials in public schools, higher education, and/or state agencies and institutions. The brief provides an overview of 54 such legislative bills introduced or passed between January and September 2021.
The EdPrepLab community engages in collaborative inquiry, developing models of educator preparation for deeper learning.