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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.

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State Financial Aid Redesign: Interest Form

Are you a state policy leader or staffer looking for more information about how Education Commission of the States can support you in redesigning financial aid policies? Complete our interest form by Aug. 1 and we will reach out to you. A limited number of participants will be selected for this opportunity.
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ESSA Video Interview Series

Five state chiefs and Education Commission of the States President Jeremy Anderson discuss ESSA.
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2016 Arts Education Partnership National Forum

Save the date! The 2016 Arts Education Partnership National Forum: The Arts Leading the Way to Students Success will be held Oct. 5-7 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.

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50-State Comparison: K-3 Quality

The new 50-State Comparison: K-3 Quality from Education Commission of the States explores key state-level policies that impact the quality of K-3 programs. The Companion Report for this 50-State Comparison highlights significant research findings in key K-3 policy areas.
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State Financial Aid: Applying redesign principles through state engagement

This report shares lessons learned from Education Commission of the States’ technical assistance work with several states on redesigning state financial aid to craft more strategic approaches to financial aid policy design and implementation. This is an aspect of the ongoing state financial aid redesign work supported by USA Funds.
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Collaborative Stakeholder Engagemnet

This report offers a framework for going beyond simply engaging stakeholders for input to collaborating with them to create shared goals and improved results.
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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.

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State Financial Aid Redesign: Interest Form

Are you a state policy leader or staffer looking for more information about how Education Commission of the States can support you in redesigning financial aid policies? Complete our interest form by Aug. 1 and we will reach out to you. A limited number of participants will be selected for this opportunity.
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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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