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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.

Save the Date!

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.

ESSA: Mapping Opportunities for the Arts

This special report highlights the ways that states and districts can engage the arts in the ongoing work of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
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529 Education Savings Plans: Federal Action and State Policy Trends

This Policy Brief provides a detailed look at 529 education savings plans.
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Trends in Pre-K Education Funding in 2017-18

This Policy Brief reviews the educational and societal impacts of quality pre-K programs and reveals legislative changes to state pre-K funding in 2017-18.
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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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