ECS
2005-2014 State of the State Addresses
Education-Related Proposals by Issue


Education Commission of the States • 700 Broadway, Suite 810 • Denver, CO 80203-3442 • 303.299.3600 • fax 303.296.8332 • www.ecs.org

The following summary includes education-related proposals from the 2005-2014 state of the state addresses. To assure that this information reaches you in a timely manner, minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) or format. To view the documents, click on the blue triangle next to the state.

+ Accountability
47
+ Accountability--Accreditation
1
+ Accountability--Reporting Results
19
+ Accountability--Rewards
6
+ Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions
10
+ Accountability--School Improvement
23
+ Assessment
24
+ Assessment--College Entrance Exams
5
+ Assessment--Formative/Interim
1
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
26
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Alternative Education
5
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Drugs/Alcohol
13
+ Attendance
12
+ Attendance--Compulsory
1
+ Attendance--Truancy/Chronic Absence
1
+ Bilingual/ESL
7
+ Business Involvement
34
+ Career/Technical Education
60
+ Career/Technical Education--Career Academies/Apprenticeship
2
+ Choice of Schools
26
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
51
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Cyber Charters
1
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Finance
1
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Research
1
+ Choice of Schools--Choice/Open Enrollment
4
+ Choice of Schools--Tax Credits
3
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers
17
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers--Privately Funded
1
+ Civic Education
2
+ Civic Education--Character Education
1
+ Civic Education--Professional Development
1
+ Class Size
13
+ Common Core Standards and Assessments
4
+ Competency-Based Education (K-12)
2
+ Counseling/Guidance
5
+ Curriculum
24
+ Curriculum--Arts Education
2
+ Curriculum--Computer Science
1
+ Curriculum--Foreign Language/Sign Language
4
+ Curriculum--Language Arts
1
+ Curriculum--Language Arts--Writing/Spelling
2
+ Curriculum--Mathematics
36
+ Curriculum--Science
35
+ Data-Driven Improvement
1
+ Demographics--Condition of Children/Adults
3
+ Demographics--Educational Attainment
2
+ Demographics--Enrollments
2
+ Economic/Workforce Development
180
+ Education Research
5
+ English Language Learner/Bilingual
1
+ Equity
1
+ Federal
16
+ Finance
163
+ Finance--Adequacy/Core Cost
10
+ Finance--Bonds
6
+ Finance--District
10
+ Finance--Equity
5
+ Finance--Facilities
63
+ Finance--Federal
21
+ Finance--Funding Formulas
43
+ Finance--Litigation
1
+ Finance--Local Foundations/Funds
2
+ Finance--Lotteries
10
+ Finance--Performance Funding
6
+ Finance--Resource Efficiency
30
+ Finance--State Budgets/Expenditures
128
+ Finance--Taxes/Revenues
48
+ Governance
31
+ Governance--Deregulation/Waivers/Home Rule
3
+ Governance--School Boards
6
+ Governance--State Boards/Chiefs/Agencies
32
+ Health
48
+ Health--Child Abuse
2
+ Health--Mental Health
5
+ Health--Nutrition
10
+ Health--Teen Pregnancy
1
+ High School
80
+ High School--Advanced Placement
13
+ High School--College Readiness
21
+ High School--Dropout Rates/Graduation Rates
27
+ High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
28
+ High School--Early Colleges/Middle Colleges
4
+ High School--Exit Exams
8
+ High School--Graduation Requirements
9
+ Instructional Approaches
1
+ Instructional Approaches--Homeschooling
1
+ Integrated Services/Full-Service Schools
5
+ International Baccalaureate
1
+ International Benchmarking
3
+ Leadership
20
+ Leadership--District Superintendent
2
+ Leadership--District Superintendent--Compensation and Diversified Pay
1
+ Leadership--Principal/School Leadership
4
+ Leadership--Principal/School Leadership--Evaluation and Effectiveness
2
+ Leadership--Principal/School Leadership--Preparation
1
+ Mentoring/Tutoring
17
+ Middle School
12
+ Minority/Diversity Issues
3
+ Minority/Diversity Issues--American Indian / Alaska Native / Native Hawaiian
1
+ No Child Left Behind
6
+ No Child Left Behind--Choice/Transfer
1
+ No Child Left Behind--Consequences for Schools
2
+ No Child Left Behind--Finance
1
+ No Child Left Behind--School Support
3
+ Online Learning--Digital/Blended Learning
7
+ Online Learning--Virtual Schools/Courses
19
+ P-16 or P-20
19
+ P-3
88
+ P-3 Child Care
7
+ P-3 Early Intervention (0-3)
8
+ P-3 Ensuring Quality
9
+ P-3 Evaluation/Economic Benefits
1
+ P-3 Family Involvement
3
+ P-3 Finance
16
+ P-3 Governance
3
+ P-3 Grades 1-3
13
+ P-3 Health and Mental Health
3
+ P-3 Kindergarten
41
+ P-3 Kindergarten--Full-Day Kindergarten
9
+ P-3 Parent Engagement
2
+ P-3 Preschool
63
+ P-3 Public/Private Partnerships
2
+ P-3 Special Ed./Inclusion
1
+ P-3 Teaching Quality/Professional Development
1
+ Parent/Family
23
+ Postsecondary
78
+ Postsecondary Academic Affairs--Competency-Based/PLA
2
+ Postsecondary Academic Affairs--Developmental/Remediation/Placement
1
+ Postsecondary Accountability
7
+ Postsecondary Accountability--Student Learning
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability
9
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
111
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Textbooks
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
77
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Prepd/College Savings Plans
3
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Undocumented Immigrants
4
+ Postsecondary Faculty
10
+ Postsecondary Faculty--Compensation
2
+ Postsecondary Faculty--Tenure
1
+ Postsecondary Finance
110
+ Postsecondary Finance--Efficiency/Performance-Based Funding
9
+ Postsecondary Finance--Facilities
6
+ Postsecondary Finance--Performance-Based Funding
6
+ Postsecondary Finance--Revenue and Expenditures
4
+ Postsecondary Governance and Structures
6
+ Postsecondary Institutions
3
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
54
+ Postsecondary Institutions--For-Profit/Proprietary
2
+ Postsecondary Online Instruction
1
+ Postsecondary Participation
1
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access
22
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access/Outreach
1
+ Postsecondary Participation--Admissions Requirements
1
+ Postsecondary Participation--Affirmative Action
1
+ Postsecondary Participation--Enrollments (Statistics)
4
+ Postsecondary Students
1
+ Postsecondary Students--Adults
24
+ Postsecondary Students--Graduate/Professional
3
+ Postsecondary Students--Military
3
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion
29
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion--Completion Rates (Statistics)
4
+ Postsecondary Success--Developmental/Remediation
2
+ Postsecondary Success--Transfer/Articulation
3
+ Private Schools
1
+ Privatization
1
+ Promising Practices
1
+ Promotion/Retention
12
+ Public Involvement
6
+ Reading/Literacy
49
+ Remediation (K-12)
10
+ Rural
13
+ Scheduling/School Calendar
15
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Extended Day Programs
19
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Summer School
4
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Year Round
1
+ School Safety
36
+ School Safety--Bullying Prevention/Conflict Resolution
2
+ School Safety--Disaster/Emergency Preparedness
1
+ School Safety--Emergency Preparedness
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations
28
+ School/District Structure/Operations--District Consolidation/Deconsolidation
3
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Facilities
7
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Food Service
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Libraries
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations--School Size
4
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Shared Services
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Transportation
4
+ Service-Learning
5
+ Social/Emotional Learning and Non-Cognitive Skills
2
+ Special Education
22
+ Special Populations
1
+ Special Populations--Corrections Education
1
+ Special Populations--Foster Care
4
+ Special Populations--Gifted and Talented
1
+ Special Populations--Immigrant Education
1
+ Special Populations--Military
4
+ Standards
13
+ Standards--Common Core State Standards
3
+ State Longitudinal Data Systems
4
+ State Policymaking
23
+ State Policymaking--Task Forces/Commissions
6
+ STEM
40
+ Student Achievement
40
+ Student Achievement--Closing the Achievement Gap
1
+ Students
1
+ Students--Records/Rights
1
+ Teaching Quality
51
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure
10
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Alternative
5
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Highly Qualified Teachers
1
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Natl. Bd. for Prof. Teach. Stds.
3
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay
118
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay--Pay-for-Performance
17
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay--Retirement/Benefits
14
+ Teaching Quality--Evaluation and Effectiveness
38
+ Teaching Quality--Induction Programs and Mentoring
14
+ Teaching Quality--Paraprofessionals
1
+ Teaching Quality--Preparation
15
+ Teaching Quality--Professional Development
23
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention
36
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--At-Risk Schools
12
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--High-Needs Subjects
2
+ Teaching Quality--Reduction in Force
1
+ Teaching Quality--Teacher Attitudes
1
+ Teaching Quality--Tenure or Continuing Contract
23
+ Teaching Quality--Unions/Collective Bargaining
5
+ Teaching Quality--Working Conditions
4
+ Technology
48
+ Technology--Computer Skills
12
+ Technology--Devices/Software/Hardware
8
+ Technology--Equitable Access
11
+ Technology--Internet Safety
1
+ Technology--Teacher/Faculty Training
1
+ Textbooks and Open Source
6
+ Urban
4
+ Urban--Change/Improvements
1
+ Whole-School Reform Models
1
+ Youth Engagement
3
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