Press Room

Education Commission of the States is the trusted source for timely, unbiased and factual education policy information.


If you are a reporter looking for information regarding state education policies or would like to talk with one of our education policy experts, please email Mandy Zatynski, director of communications, or call 303.299.3636.

Press Releases and Recent Reports

Our research and reports provide education leaders with trusted knowledge on education issues from early learning through the workforce. To access our most recent press releases, scroll to one of the links below. A list of all of our reports by release date is available here, and a list of our 50-State Comparisons is here.

May 10, 2022 – 50-State Comparison: Statewide Admissions Policies

May 9, 2022 – Who’s Who in STEAM Education State Governance

April 20, 2022 – Research and Policy Implications of STEAM Education for Young Students

April 18, 2022 – Elevating School Leadership in State Policy

April 1, 2022 – ArtScan at a Glance

March 15, 2022 – Governors’ Top Education Priorities in 2022 State of the State Addresses

March 9, 2022 – 50-State Comparison: Open Enrollment Policies

March 4, 2022 – Elements of Student Health Support

February 25, 2022 – Components of an Arts Education and Student Wellness Ecosystem

January 28, 2022 – Placing a Hold on Postsecondary Student Success

January 27, 2022 – Education Governance Dashboard

January 24, 2022 – Student Counts in K-12 Funding Models

January 13, 2022 – Community College Approaches to Student Supports