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Education CommitteeThe Education Committee is one of eight NCSL Standing Committees that educates Congress and federal agencies about state concerns and serves as a forum for state legislators and legislative staff to learn about and share information regarding programs and initiatives in other states.The Education Committee has jurisdiction over P-20 education issues, including early childhood education, K-12 reform efforts, higher education, the federal No Child Left Behind Act, the Higher Education Act, school violence, special education, teachers, school finance and adequacy.

MEMBERS | WORKGROUPS

Legislators and legislative staff are appointed to the committee by the presiding officer of their chamber. For a list of members of the committee, and the staff contacts for the committee, please click here.

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2014 SUMMIT RESOURCES

2014 Legislative Summit logoFind links to session resources, such as presentations, bios, handouts, audio and video recordings, and more from the 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis!

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POLICY POSITIONS | RESOLUTIONS

The Education Committee bases all of its federal advocacy work on policy directives and resolutions that have been approved on both the committee and conference level. Resolutions expire at the next Legislative Summit following their adoption. To see the current policies of the education committee, please click here. 

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NEWSLETTERS & SUMMARIES

Staff in NCSL's Washington, D.C. office provide you with the latest information on actions by Congress and the Administration.  Read the latest newsletter by clicking HERE and read summaries of legislation at the forefront in D.C. by clicking HERE!

 

 

DATABASE

American Flag The NCSL Education bill tracking database tracks state Education legislation on more than 50 education issues. The database includes enacted legislation.

 

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