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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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The 2018 AEP State Policy Symposium will be held on March 10 in Washington, D.C.
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2018 National Forum on Education Policy

Save the Date! The 2018 National Forum on Education Policy will be held June 27-29 in Washington, D.C.
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2017 Winter Commissioners Meeting

The 2017 Winter Commissioners Meeting was held Nov. 27 – Nov. 28 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.

Open Enrollment Quick Guide

This one-page infographic explains the ins and outs of open enrollment and highlights how states across the country approach these policies.
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50-State Comparison: Open Enrollment Policies

Education Commission of the States researched open enrollment policies in all states to provide this comprehensive resource.
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How Students Use Federal, State and Institutional Aid to Pay for College: A Primer for State Policymakers

This primer explores the main sources of support — including federal grants, state assistance programs, loans and institutional aid — that are available to students today. In addition to this national overview, click on any state on the map to view a one-page profile capturing state-specific financial aid information across a variety of common metrics.
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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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