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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 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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2016 Winter Commissioners Meeting Resources

Education Commission of the States' 2017 Winter Commissioners Meeting was held Nov. 28 – Nov. 30 in Denver, Colo.
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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.

Charter Authorizers: What they are & why they matter

This publication provides information on authorizers and their role in charter school accountability, as well as two examples of states with strong authorizing policies.
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Policy Snapshot: Postsecondary Campus Safety

This Policy Snapshot explores postsecondary campus safety, specifically regarding guns on campus, campus sexual violence, and pertinent 2016 and 2017 legislative activities.
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Advanced Placement Access and Success: How do rural schools stack up?

This joint report from the College Board and Education Commission of the States explores Advanced Placement (AP) and looks at data on student access, participation and performance.
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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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