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State Policy Strategies to Improve Educational Equity 

From the findings, Education Commission of the States produced four case summaries that highlight potential connections between state policy efforts and equity. Each summary provides broad context about disparities affecting students, innovative state strategies, data connecting policy to student outcomes and promising future efforts.  


  September 20, 2023

  Policy Report

  K-12, Postsecondary

  AR, CA, LA, NM

  Finance, Safety, Student Health & Wellness, Student Learning, Transitions, Workforce Development

50-State Comparison: Work-Based Learning

Work-based learning opportunities across the education spectrum can allow students to connect classroom learning with hands-on experiences. As states seek to provide education opportunities that help students build the skills…


  September 4, 2023

  50-State Comparison

  High School, K-12, Postsecondary



Work-Based Learning: State Profiles

View individual state profiles on work-based learning by selecting a state below or view 50-State Comparisons on each data point.


  September 4, 2023

  Individual State Profile

  High School, K-12, Postsecondary



New Rhode Island Graduation Requirements Driven by Community Feedback

The Rhode Island Department of Education began the process of changing the state graduation requirements as a result of the analysis of the Rhode Island high school student experience provided by the XQ Institute. The…


  June 23, 2023

  Blog Post

  High School


  Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families, Transitions

Policy Levers to Advance Credential Transparency

There are nearly 1 million credentials in the United States that students and workers can take advantage of, but how information about these credentials is collected and communicated is oftentimes…


  June 16, 2023

  Policy Report


  AL, AR, CO, CT, FL, MN, PA, TX

  Governance, Transitions