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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.

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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SAVE THE DATE

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

What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education

As building-­level leaders, school principals play a key role in ensuring every student receives high-quality and equitable arts learning as part of a well-rounded education. Building on the first release of What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education in 2011, this updated guide offers three concrete actions school leaders can take to increase the arts in education in their schools. Each action is supported by low- or no-cost strategies — outlined in this guide — that school leaders have used and found effective.
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2018 Elections and Changes in State Education Leadership

This infographic illustrates the potential impact of the 2018 elections on state education leaders, including chief state school officers, state higher education executive officers and state board members.
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Increasing the Supply of Qualified High School Teachers for Dual Enrollment Programs: An Overview of State and Regional Accreditor Policies

This special report, released in collaboration with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, discusses state policies concerning dual enrollment instructor qualifications, the faculty qualification policies of regional accreditation organizations and strategies focused on increasing the number of high school instructors qualified to teach dual enrollment courses.
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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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