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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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Thank you for attending!

The 2018 Winter Commissioners Meeting was held Nov. 28-29 in New Orleans.
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Convening Resources

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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.

Engaging the Arts in the Broader Education Policy Landscape

This report explores education policy areas where arts in education leaders and stakeholders can expand opportunities to engage the arts in policy solutions.
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School and District Leadership

This Policy Snapshot organizes legislation around the career continuum: preparation, certification and licensure; induction, mentoring and professional development; evaluation; and compensation, incentives and contracts.
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2018 Elections: Changes in State Education Leadership

This infographic illustrates the impact of the 2018 elections on state education leaders, including governors, those in legislative chambers, chief state school officers and state board members. Read more about education leadership changes and key takeaways from state ballot issues in our blog posts. Use our interactive map to check out election outcomes state by state.
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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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