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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: K-12 Special Education Funding

Our new 50-State Comparison defines the seven main funding mechanisms states use and provides details on each state's current approach to K-12 special education funding.
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Governors’ Top Education Priorities in 2019 State of the State Addresses

A signature product, this special report is the result of tracking, analyzing and identifying trends in education policy proposals featured in governors’ State of the State addresses.
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Visual Arts Matter

This resource explores how visual arts support students’ academic success both within and outside of school settings by cultivating learning skills, boosting academic achievement and enhancing the educational experience of traditionally underserved students.
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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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