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Education Commission of the States is the trusted source for comprehensive knowledge and resources on hundreds of education policy issues.
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.
As building-level leaders, school principals play a key role in ensuring every student receives high-quality and equitable arts learning as part of a well-rounded education. Building on the first release of What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education in 2011, this updated guide offers three concrete actions school leaders can take to increase the arts in education in their schools. Each action is supported by low- or no-cost strategies — outlined in this guide — that school leaders have used and found effective.
This infographic illustrates the potential impact of the 2018 elections on state education leaders, including chief state school officers, state higher education executive officers and state board members.
While covering the full spectrum of education policy, Education Commission of the States dives deeply into key issues impacting all states.
Three foundations launch network with $13M investment in English and math evidence-based practices to boost college graduation.