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Convene & Counsel

Bringing education leaders together from across the aisle and across states, our gatherings provide opportunities to interact, learn and collaborate.

2017 National Forum on Education Policy

June 28-30, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego
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2016 Winter Commissioners Meeting Resources

Education Commission of the States' 2016 Winter Commissioners Meeting was held Nov. 28 – Nov. 30 in Denver, Colo.
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Research & Reports

Education Commission of the States is the trusted source for comprehensive knowledge and resources on hundreds of education policy issues.

Need-Based State Financial Aid

This Policy Snapshot explores need-based financial aid programs across the country and highlights state program examples, grant and scholarship expenditure amounts, and recent legislative activity.
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Charter School Accountability Under ESSA

This education Policy Analysis provides a brief overview of school accountability over the past several years, and then discusses how the Every Student Succeeds Act’s (ESSA’s) accountability provisions apply to charter schools.
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Guided Pathways to College Completion

This Policy Snapshot briefly defines guided pathways, provides summary information on 2016 and 2017 legislative activities, and includes examples of legislation and board policies from previous years.
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Initiatives

While covering the full spectrum of education policy, Education Commission of the States dives deeply into key issues impacting all states.

State-Federal Partnerships in Postsecondary Education

Education Commission of the States coordinated the creation and dissemination of a series of policy briefs focused on the interaction between state- and federal-level policies composed by a diverse collection of notable educational policy and thought leaders.
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Arts Education Partnership

The Arts Education Partnership is dedicated to securing a high-quality arts education for every young person in America.
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National Center for Learning & Civic Engagement

NCLCE is committed to strengthening civic learning and engagement opportunities for students across the country.
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