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Keeping Schools Safe While Protecting Students’ Privacy

Since 1970, 2,511 K-12 students have been wounded or killed in school shootings in the United States, and 2021 witnessed the largest number in a single year. School districts have adopted surveillance…


  June 28, 2022

  Blog Post


  CO, NE, UT

  Safety, Students & Families

State Education Data Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic 

This Special Report summarizes the survey’s major findings and offers examples of state strategies for addressing the pandemic’s impact on education data.


  June 7, 2022

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12, Postsecondary

  AR, HI, IN, MI, OH, TN, UT, WA

  Accountability, Assessment, Attendance, Governance

Creating an Equity Framework at the State Level

This three-part series explores the elements of an equity framework that can aid policymakers in identifying barriers that impede success for underserved students and that can assist them in working with constituents to advance educational outcomes for those students.


  December 21, 2021

  Policy Report

  K-12, Postsecondary

  AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, NY, OR, RI, TN, VA, WA, WY

  Accountability, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders

50-State Comparison: Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems

Education Commission of the States has researched Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) policies and resources in all states and the District of Columbia to provide this comprehensive resource. Click on…


  December 14, 2021

  50-State Comparison




Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems: State Profiles

View individual state profiles on statewide longitudinal data systems by selecting a state below, or view 50-State Comparisons on each data point.


  December 14, 2021

  Individual State Profile