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50-State Comparison: Instructional Time Policies

This resource provides an overview of state instructional time requirements for kindergarten through 12th grade — including days or hours/minutes per year, hours/minutes per day, and start and/or finish date…

 

  January 14, 2020

  50-State Comparison

  K-12

  Nationwide

  Attendance, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families

Instructional Time Policies: State Profiles

View individual state profiles on instructional time policies by selecting a state below or view 50-State Comparisons on each data point.

 

  January 14, 2020

  Individual State Profile

  K-12

  AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

  Attendance, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families

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

Virtual School Policies

This Policy Snapshot captures legislative activity from 2017 to 2019 pertaining to virtual schools. It organizes legislation into three common topic areas: attendance and engagement, authorizing and governance, and funding…

 

  December 16, 2019

  Policy Report

  K-12

  CA, CO, GA, IN, LA, MO, ND, NH, NV, OH, OK

  Accountability, Attendance, Finance, Governance, School Choice, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families

Hitting Snooze on School Start Times

When Gov. Gavin Newsom signed S.B. 328 last month, California became the first state to mandate school start times. Starting in 2022, high schools must start no earlier than 8:30…

 

  November 4, 2019

  Blog Post

  High School, K-12

  Unassigned

  Attendance