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  • Third Annual C3 Regional Advisory Board Meeting -

    Third Annual C3 Regional Advisory Board Meeting: Cultivating Equity and Inclusion in a Diverse Educational World

  • Joint Center Planning Meeting -

    The Central and South Central Comprehensive Centers will be co-hosting the Joint Center Planning Meeting for Year 4 on August 4-5, 2015, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


The Central Comprehensive Center (C3) is part of a national network of centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to support the improvement of educational outcomes. The state portals below provide information about the Center's work in each state along with state education-related data, technical assistance contacts, and the membership of the State Coordinating Council.

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Priority Reform Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Education has established a series of reform initiatives the Comprehensive Centers are charged with supporting through assistance to the state departments of education. C3 has created portals dedicated to each specific priority reform initiative with information about the ongoing technical assistance work with each state, related resources on this site, links to relevant state information, and other resources.

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