Resources Found

Not seeing what you need? Use our request assistance form. To see a list of our reports by release date, please click here or for a list of 50-State Comparisons please click here.


2020 State Education Policy Watch List

We are closely monitoring 2020 policy action on several education issues and updating this database with pending, enacted and vetoed bills on an ongoing basis. Legislation we are monitoring from…

 

  March 26, 2020

  State Legislation

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

  Nationwide

  Finance, Governance, Safety, School Choice, STEM/STEAM, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders, Transitions

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

Community College Bachelor’s Degrees: An Update on State Activity and Policy Considerations

This Policy Brief captures recent state policy activity pertaining to community college bachelor’s degree programs, summarizes arguments for and against these policies and offers policy considerations for states starting or…

 

  February 19, 2020

  Policy Report

  Postsecondary

  AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, ND, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TX, UT, WA, WV, WY

  Governance

School and District Leadership (2019)

This Policy Snapshot – exploring 2019 legislative activities related to school and district leadership – organizes legislation around the career continuum: preparation, certification and licensure; induction, mentoring and professional development;…

 

  February 12, 2020

  Policy Report

  K-12

  AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, IA, ID, IN, KY, MD, ME, MI, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI, WA

  Governance, Teachers & Leaders

Principal Development as a Strategy in School Improvement

This Policy Brief highlights three types of policy levers — role recognition, statewide support systems and federal funding — that can be employed to support principals as they engage in…

 

  February 11, 2020

  Policy Report

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

  AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, MD, MN, NC, NY, TN

  Accountability, Governance, Teachers & Leaders