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Convene & Counsel

Bringing education leaders together from across the aisle and across states, our gatherings provide opportunities to interact, learn and collaborate.

Arts Education Partnership 2017 State Policy Symposium

Register Now! March 18, The Omni Shoreham, Washington, D.C.
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Save the Date!

The 2017 National Forum on Education Policy will be in San Diego, Calif., on June 28-30 at the Hotel Del Coronado!
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2016 Winter Commissioners Meeting Resources

Education Commission of the States' 2016 Winter Commissioners Meeting was held Nov. 28 – Nov. 30 in Denver, Colo.
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Research & Reports

Education Commission of the States is the trusted source for comprehensive knowledge and resources on hundreds of education policy issues.

50-State Comparison: Statewide Admissions Policies

This updated resource provides a state-by-state look at how all states approach specific statewide admissions policies, including statewide and systemwide admissions, alternative opportunities for students and guaranteed or automatic admissions, among others.
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School Choice Glossary

This glossary defines the multiple school choice options available to state policymakers, provides an overview of how states approach implementing these options and includes links to related Education Commission of the States’ school choice resources.
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State Pre-K Funding 2016-17 Fiscal Year: Trends and opportunities

This 50-State Review details state investments in pre-K funding by program for the 2016-17 fiscal year – including the percentage change over 2015-16, highlights state examples and includes opportunities for states under ESSA.
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Initiatives

While covering the full spectrum of education policy, Education Commission of the States dives deeply into key issues impacting all states.

State-Federal Partnerships in Postsecondary Education

Education Commission of the States coordinated the creation and dissemination of a series of policy briefs focused on the interaction between state- and federal-level policies composed by a diverse collection of notable educational policy and thought leaders.
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Arts Education Partnership

The Arts Education Partnership is dedicated to securing a high-quality arts education for every young person in America.
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National Center for Learning & Civic Engagement

NCLCE is committed to strengthening civic learning and engagement opportunities for students across the country.
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