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From the ECS State Policy Database: P-16 or P-20 - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Partnerships--University/School - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

P-20 Governance PDF - This StateNote identifies states in which K-12 and postsecondary governance has been fully or partially consolidated in a single entity. The report also identifies where early learning falls under the purview of an entity that administers both K-12 and higher education. (Jennifer Dounay Zinth, Education Commission of the States, January 2011)...

Postsecondary Feedback Systems - This database provides information about the data systems in more than 20 states that provide districts and high schools with information about how their graduates have fared after entering postsecondary education in the state. (Michael Colasanti, Education Commission of the States, June 2008)...

P-16/P-20 Councils - P-16 councils were first established in the 1990s to convene state leaders representing early learning (the "P") through the first four years of college (the "16"). This ECS database provides information on existing P-16/P-20 Councils in the states. (Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, May 2008)...

Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. 2013 - Ready by 21, dedicated to improving coordination, collaboration and efficiency among youth-serving agencies, conducts a biennial survey of its members. This report is intended to help governors, legislators, department secretaries and advocates looking for information on ways to strengthen the structure and function of their existing cabinets or to create a new one. (Jenny Bonilla Moreno, Elizabeth Gaines and Danielle Evennou, Forum for Youth Investment, February 2014)...

P-20 Education Policy: School to College Transition Policy in Washington State - This study examines Washington state's attempt to move toward an integrated P-20 system of education that enhances student transitions from high school to college. The study found that Washington has many key programs in place to enhance student transitions between the K-12 system and the higher education but the state's current approach lacks coherence and cohesion. This study also found that the state has developed a new and innovative model with the potential to solve many transition-related issues, but it will require assessment to determine its actual effectiveness. (Paul Pitre, Educational Policy Analysis Archives, February 2011)...

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