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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.

Register Now! Join us for the 2019 National Forum on Education Policy, July 10-12 in Denver.
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Save the Date!

AEP's premier annual event will take place Sept. 11-12 in Alexandria, Va. Stay tuned for registration information.
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Thank you for attending!

The 2018 Winter Commissioners Meeting was 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.

50-State Comparison: Postsecondary Campus Safety

This 50-State Comparison provides a national perspective on college campus safety policies based on research of state statute in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
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Strengthening the Early Childhood Education Continuum

This Policy Guide provides context and guidance for policymakers looking to bridge the policy gap between the birth-to-age-five part of the continuum and the pre-K to K-3 part of the continuum.
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Using State Data Systems to Create an Information Culture in Education

This Policy Guide explores how state leaders can more intentionally and effectively develop a culture that uses data to inform critical education decisions.
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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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