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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.

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Sep. 12-13 | Indianapolis
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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.

Redesigning State Financial Aid: Principles to Guide State Policymaking

This updated special report examines four principles for state leaders to consider as they develop or evaluate financial aid reform efforts.
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Opening Credits: An Introduction to PLA Policies

This Policy Analysis reviews four Prior Learning Assessment policy elements and provides state examples and questions to consider for each.
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Guiding Questions for State School Improvement Efforts

This special report — informed by our March 2018 School Improvement Thinkers Meeting — guides state leaders toward a better understanding of how to improve lower-performing schools.
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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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