ECS
2005 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 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
9
+ Accountability--Reporting Results
2
+ Accountability--Rewards
2
+ Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions
1
+ Accountability--School Improvement
4
+ Assessment
2
+ Assessment--College Entrance Exams
1
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
1
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Drugs/Alcohol
5
+ Attendance
1
+ Business Involvement
4
+ Career/Technical Education
7
+ Choice of Schools
3
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
8
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers
2
+ Class Size
3
+ Curriculum
7
+ Curriculum--Mathematics
4
+ Curriculum--Science
3
+ Demographics--Condition of Children/Adults
2
+ Economic/Workforce Development
14
+ Finance
2
+ Finance--Adequacy/Core Cost
1
+ Finance--District
1
+ Finance--Equity
4
+ Finance--Facilities
12
+ Finance--Funding Formulas
4
+ Finance--Litigation
1
+ Finance--Resource Efficiency
8
+ Finance--State Budgets/Expenditures
26
+ Finance--Taxes/Revenues
6
+ Governance
3
+ Governance--State Boards/Chiefs/Agencies
1
+ Health
12
+ Health--Child Abuse
1
+ Health--Nutrition
2
+ High School
19
+ High School--Advanced Placement
1
+ High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
3
+ High School--Exit Exams
1
+ Instructional Approaches--Homeschooling
1
+ Integrated Services/Full-Service Schools
3
+ Leadership
2
+ Mentoring/Tutoring
1
+ Middle School
3
+ No Child Left Behind--School Support
1
+ Online Learning--Virtual Schools/Courses
3
+ P-16 or P-20
4
+ P-3
17
+ P-3 Child Care
2
+ P-3 Kindergarten
5
+ P-3 Preschool
3
+ Parent/Family
3
+ Postsecondary Accountability
2
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
20
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
4
+ Postsecondary Faculty
1
+ Postsecondary Finance
12
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
2
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access
4
+ Postsecondary Students--Adults
4
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion
1
+ Postsecondary Success--Transfer/Articulation
1
+ Promotion/Retention
1
+ Reading/Literacy
5
+ Remediation (K-12)
2
+ Rural
1
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Extended Day Programs
2
+ School Safety
4
+ School/District Structure/Operations
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--District Consolidation/Deconsolidation
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Food Service
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Libraries
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations--School Size
2
+ Service-Learning
1
+ Teaching Quality
1
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure
4
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay
22
+ Teaching Quality--Evaluation and Effectiveness
1
+ Teaching Quality--Induction Programs and Mentoring
4
+ Teaching Quality--Preparation
2
+ Teaching Quality--Professional Development
6
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention
5
+ Teaching Quality--Tenure or Continuing Contract
2
+ Technology
4
+ Technology--Computer Skills
1
+ Textbooks and Open Source
2
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