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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.

Registration Is Now Open!

The 2018 AEP State Policy Symposium will be held on March 10 in Washington, D.C.
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2018 National Forum on Education Policy

Save the Date! The 2018 National Forum on Education Policy will be held June 27-29 in Washington, D.C.
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2018 Winter Commissioners Meeting

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.

Developmental Education: An Introduction for Policymakers

This resource, released in collaboration with the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness, explains the importance of developmental education, its current challenges and how policymakers can contribute to improving outcomes.
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How States Fund Pre-K: A Primer for Policymakers

This special report discusses the revenue streams available for funding quality pre-K programs, and includes an overview of funding types and variations.
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Initiatives From Preschool to Third Grade: A Policymaker’s Guide

This early learning primer covers a range of vital P-3 issues, providing context, current state examples and additional resources and questions for policymakers to consider.
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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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