Please send other comments directly to … 10th Ave. Topeka, KS 66612 785-368-8500 The Education Commission of the States (ECS) tracks policy, translates research, provides advice and "creates opportunities for state policymakers to learn from one another". The Commission had submitted its Report on 29 June 1966; its recommendations were accommodated in India's first National Policy on Education in 1968. Education Commission of the States (NJ3) Students not reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade are four times more likely than proficient readers to drop out of high school. The commission, under the chairmanship of D. S. Kothari, was the sixth commission in India post independence and the first commission with comprehensive terms of reference on education. Provides links to state education agencies, key state contacts, information centers, service organizations, press releases, and statistical information for each state and territory 700 Broadway #810, Denver, CO 80203-3442 To request permission to excerpt part of this publication, either in print or electronically, please contact the Education Commission of the States’ Communications Department at 303.299.3636 or email@example.com . Please e-mail the Office of Information Technology to let us know of technical problems or to suggest Web site improvements. Secretary DeVos Unveils Interactive Online Portal to Provide Transparency on Use of CARES Act Education Funding by States, Grantees Readout of the Department of Education’s Office for Career Technical and Adult Education ‘Rethink Work Based Learning’ Event with U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia ECS' Vital Signs measures the health of the K-12 STEM learning enterprise, state by state. Office of Minority and Women Inclusion Pamela Gibbs, Director (202) 551-6046 OMWI@sec.gov. Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Holli Heiles Pandol, Director (202) 551-2010. This fact and other recent research on the importance of early literacy skills have culminated in an intense focus on improving 3rd-grade reading proficiency. ECS is the only nationwide, nonpartisan interstate compact devoted to education. The Education Commission is a global initiative encouraging progress on Sustainable Development Goal 4 – inclusive and quality education for all. Education Commission of the States (ECS) reviewed legislation in the 50 states to see how state leaders are responding to concerns about concussions in youth sports. This report reviews state responses to concussion concerns, and provides examples of provisions put in place by California, Connecticut, and Texas. Contact. Statehouse Address 300 S.W. The Commission is creating a pathway for education reform and increased investment by mobilizing strong evidence and analysis. Office of Investor Education and Advocacy Lori Schock, Director (202) 551-6500 Contact.