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State Education Policy Tracking

Education Commission of the States tracks state education policy on a wide variety of education topics. There are three options available: Scroll down to view enacted and vetoed bills on…

 

  March 26, 2020

  State Legislation

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

  Nationwide

  Accountability, Assessment, Attendance, Finance, Governance, Safety, School Choice, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders, Transitions

Governors’ State of the State Addresses: Education-Related Proposals

Education Commission of the States tracks education-related proposals from governors’ annual State of the State addresses. Click on a state in the map below to view annual state-specific proposals (purple…

 

  January 10, 2020

  50-State Comparison

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

  Nationwide

  Accountability, Assessment, Attendance, Finance, Governance, Safety, School Choice, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders, Transitions

State Information Request: P-3 Literacy

An education consultant asked us for information on literacy results, assessments and alignment of programming for early learners — from pre-K to third grade. Our response includes research and examples…

 

  December 13, 2019

  State Information Request

  Early Education (P-3)

  Unassigned

  Assessment

New Research: Is the U.S. Still Educating a Nation of Inventors?

Abraham Lincoln is said to have joked that an American baby will examine its own cradle and suggest improvements. The story is probably apocryphal, but it aptly conveys an enduring…

 

  November 25, 2019

  Blog Post

  K-12

  Unassigned

  Assessment

Accelerating Gains in K-12 Engineering Education

This Policy Brief presents Education Commission of the States’ analysis of results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress in Technology and Engineering Literacy and the questionnaires that accompany it….

 

  November 20, 2019

  Policy Report

  K-12

  AK, CA, IA, KY, MA, MI

  Assessment, ESSA, Standards & Curriculum, STEM/STEAM