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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.

2018 National Forum on Education Policy

Registration is now open! Join us at the 2018 National Forum on Education Policy, June 27-29, in Washington, D.C.
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2018 Winter Commissioners Meeting

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.

Governors’ Top Education Priorities in 2018 State of the State Addresses

A signature product, this Education Trends report is the result of tracking, analyzing and identifying trends in education policy proposals featured in governors’ State of the State addresses. Check out the six education priorities identified across the states in 2018, as well as state highlights for each priority area.
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ArtScan at a Glance

This summary is updated annually to reflect changes in legislation concerning the arts in education. It includes arts education policies for all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. Complete results from this review are available in an online searchable database on the Arts Education Partnership website.
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50-State Comparison: Academic Credit for Military Experience

This comprehensive resource provides a national overview of state policies to award college students with academic credit for military experience.
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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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