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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.

2017 Winter Commissioners Meeting

REGISTER NOW! Nov. 27 – Nov. 28 in Denver, Colo.
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2017 Arts Education Partnership (AEP) Annual Convening

Sept. 6-7, The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.
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2017 National Forum on Education Policy Resources

Thank you, attendees, speakers and partners! Find your 2017 National Forum on Education Policy resources, 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.

2017 State Policy Review: School and district leadership

This special report provides context and examples of new legislation impacting preparation, certification, induction, professional development, evaluation and compensation for leaders of schools and districts.
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Assessments 101: A policymaker’s guide to K-12 assessments

This brief supports state leaders’ understanding of assessments by first classifying and categorizing assessments, and then providing an overview of common terms used when choosing and utilizing assessments.
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Policy Snapshot: Outcomes-Based Funding

This Policy Snapshot defines and explores outcomes-based funding, and provides summary information on 2016 and 2017 legislative activities.
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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.

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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National Center for Learning & Civic Engagement

NCLCE is committed to strengthening civic learning and engagement opportunities for students across the country.
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