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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.

Save the Date!

The 2018 Winter Commissioners Meeting will be held Nov. 28-29 in New Orleans.
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Convening Resources

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RESOURCES AVAILABLE

Thank you for joining us at the 2018 National Forum on Education Policy, June 27-29, in Washington, D.C. Resources are available for all to access by clicking below here.
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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.

Work-Based Learning: Model Policy Components

This Special Report outlines state-level policy components regarding work-based learning opportunities for high school students.
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Using State Data Systems to Report Information on Arts Education

This Special Report offers guidance on key arts-education metrics many states could track by using data they already collect.
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Creative Youth Development: Transforming the Learning Environment

This report explores the design and impact of CYD programs and provides policy considerations for states.
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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.

Vital Signs

Explore the nation’s most comprehensive state-by-state data on STEM education.
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Announcing Strong Start to Finish: Boosting college graduation through proven English and math practices

Three foundations launch network with $13M investment in English and math evidence-based practices to boost college graduation.
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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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