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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.

Register Now! 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.

Using State Data Systems to Create an Information Culture in Education

This Policy Guide explores how state leaders can more intentionally and effectively develop a culture that uses data to inform critical education decisions.
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50-State Comparison: States’ School Improvement Policies

This 50-State Comparison provides information about K-12 school improvement in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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50-State Comparison: Arts Education Data Collection and Reporting

This 50-State Comparison assesses the capacity of all 50 states and the District of Columbia to aggregate and report on arts education data already housed in statewide education data systems.
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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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