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50-State Comparison: K-12 and Special Education Funding

Across all 50 states, there are different ways in which states allocate K-12 and special education funding to districts. Education Commission of the States has collected information on states’ primary…

 

  October 13, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  K-12

  Nationwide

  Finance

50-State Comparison: Need- and Merit-Based Financial Aid

States collectively invest over $12 billion a year to support over 4.5 million students through financial aid programs. Most states disburse aid based on students’ financial need, or a measure…

 

  September 19, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Finance

50-State Comparison: Education and Workforce Development Connections

While the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act plays a role in workforce development, state policymakers actively seek ways beyond WIOA requirements to connect education with workforce development. This resource…

 

  September 1, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Finance, Governance, Transitions

50-State Comparison: School Discipline Policies

Recent research has shown that exclusionary school discipline policies, such as suspension and expulsion, are disproportionately applied to students based on categories such as race, gender and disability status. For…

 

  May 17, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  K-12

  Nationwide

  Safety

50-State Comparison: Developmental Education Policies

Developmental education assessment and placement policies guide how students may demonstrate college readiness and are placed into college-level courses. States and postsecondary systems use a variety of measures to determine…

 

  April 25, 2021

  50-State Comparison

  K-12, Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Transitions