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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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Register Now!

AEP’s premier event will take place Sept. 11-12 in Alexandria, Va. Don’t miss your chance to register at the early-bird rate.
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Save the Date!

The 2019 Winter Commissioners Meeting will be held December 5-6 in Denver.
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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.

Teacher Activism: Teacher Protest Actions on Education Policy

This Policy Outline captures teacher protest actions from February 2018 to May 2019, the motivations behind those actions and state legislative responses to them.
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50-State Comparison: Need- and Merit-Based Financial Aid

This new 50-State Comparison shows all 50 states and the District of Columbia disburse financial aid.
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The Arts in Schools of Choice

This Policy Brief highlights how states currently address schools of choice within policy, including those that intersect with arts education, and explores further opportunities to engage the arts in statewide policies and practices.
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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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