From the ECS State Policy Database

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The following summary includes policies enacted in the past month. This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format. To view the documents, click on the blue triangle next to the topic of interest. To view all, press the button located at the top labeled "Expand All."

Please cite use of the database as: Education Commission of the States (ECS) State Policy Database, retrieved [date].

State Status/Date Level Summary
+ Accountability--School Improvement
+ Adult Basic Education
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Alternative Education
+ Athletics/Extracurricular Activities
+ Attendance
+ Attendance--Truancy/Chronic Absence
+ Career/Technical Education
+ Career/Technical Education--Career Academies/Apprenticeship
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Cyber Charters
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Finance
+ Civic Education
+ Curriculum--Computer Science
+ Curriculum--Health and Nutrition Education
+ Economic/Workforce Development
+ Equity
+ Finance--State Budgets/Expenditures
+ Governance--Regional Entities
+ Health
+ Health--Child Abuse
+ Health--Mental Health
+ High School--College Readiness
+ High School--Graduation Requirements
+ P-3 Kindergarten
+ P-3 Kindergarten--Full-Day Kindergarten
+ Postsecondary Accountability
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Undocumented Immigrants
+ Postsecondary Campus Safety/Sexual Assault
+ Postsecondary Faculty--Compensation
+ Postsecondary Governance and Structures--Administrative/Leadership Issues
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Four-Year Baccalaureate
+ Postsecondary Online Instruction
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access/Outreach
+ Postsecondary Students--Foster Youth
+ Postsecondary Students--Gender
+ Postsecondary Students--Military
+ School Climate/Culture
+ School Safety--Emergency Preparedness
+ School Safety--Expulsion/Suspension
+ School Safety--Sexual Harassment and Assault
+ School Safety--Special Education
+ Special Populations--Corrections Education
+ Special Populations--Homeless Education
+ Special Populations--Military
+ State Longitudinal Data Systems
+ State Policymaking--Task Forces/Commissions
+ Student Achievement
+ Students--Records/Rights