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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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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.

2018 Elections: Changes in State Education Leadership

This infographic illustrates the impact of the 2018 elections on state education leaders, including governors, those in legislative chambers, chief state school officers and state board members. Read more about education leadership changes and key takeaways from state ballot issues in our blog posts. Use our interactive map to check out election outcomes state by state.
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Tuition-Setting in Postsecondary Education

This Policy Snapshot gives a national perspective on tuition-setting authority in 2018, as well as a sampling of recently proposed legislation related to tuition setting.
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50-State Comparison: Teacher Leadership and Licensure Advancement

This Policy Snapshot explores recent legislation related to teacher professional development and advancement.
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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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