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School Safety: Overview and Legislative Tracking

Utilize this resource to follow states' approaches to school safety legislation, both proposed and enacted, and find additional writing on the topic.

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Education at Capitol Forum 

At the NCSL Capitol Forum, Dec. 10-12 in Phoenix, we are set to tackle issues that states will be discussing in 2020, including arming school personnel and student loans. Check out all of the education sessions and register by Nov. 19 to save. See you there!

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Navigating the Every Student Succeeds Act

This policy guide to P-3 provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is intended to support state legislators interested in addressing and closing early learning opportunity gaps.

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States Elevate Early Learning 

With studies showing that children who start school early in life do better both in and out of the classroom, more and more states are acting to boost high-quality early learning opportunities.

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Education

The Education Standing Committee has jurisdiction over P-20 education issues, early childhood education, K-12 reform efforts, higher education, school violence, special education, teachers, school finance and adequacy. Policy directive and resolutions adopted by the committee guide lobbying on education issues. See a roster of members and staff contacts.

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Education Legislation

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

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Overview