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Education

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The Future is Now: Findings of the NCSL Student-Centered Learning Commission

Read the final report from a bipartisan commission that explored policies that allow students to learn anytime, anywhere and have ownership over their learning.

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School Leadership Briefs

The preparation, retention, and support of effective school leaders is vital to the success of students, educators, and districts. These three briefs explore principal pipelines, the effect of school leaders on students, and a state example.

NCSL Redistricting Seminar

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Education

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Strengthening Student Loan Oversight

More than 44 million Americans owe student loan debt, and states are seeking strategies to mitigate the economic effects.

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School Safety: Overview and Legislative Tracking

Track states' approaches to school safety legislation, both proposed and enacted, and find additional resources on this sensitive and highly charged topic.

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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