ECS
2007 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 2007 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
1
+ Accountability--Rewards
1
+ Accountability--School Improvement
1
+ Assessment
4
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
3
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Alternative Education
1
+ Bilingual/ESL
1
+ Business Involvement
1
+ Career/Technical Education
5
+ Choice of Schools
2
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
5
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers
1
+ Class Size
4
+ Curriculum
4
+ Curriculum--Mathematics
6
+ Curriculum--Science
7
+ Demographics--Educational Attainment
1
+ Economic/Workforce Development
19
+ Education Research
3
+ Finance
23
+ Finance--Bonds
2
+ Finance--Equity
1
+ Finance--Facilities
9
+ Finance--Funding Formulas
7
+ Finance--Lotteries
2
+ Finance--Performance Funding
2
+ Finance--Resource Efficiency
4
+ Finance--Taxes/Revenues
3
+ Health
4
+ Health--Mental Health
1
+ Health--Nutrition
2
+ High School
8
+ High School--Advanced Placement
3
+ High School--College Readiness
3
+ High School--Dropout Rates/Graduation Rates
7
+ High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
2
+ High School--Exit Exams
2
+ High School--Graduation Requirements
3
+ Leadership
3
+ Mentoring/Tutoring
8
+ Middle School
2
+ Minority/Diversity Issues
1
+ Minority/Diversity Issues--American Indian / Alaska Native / Native Hawaiian
1
+ No Child Left Behind
2
+ No Child Left Behind--Consequences for Schools
2
+ No Child Left Behind--Finance
1
+ Online Learning--Virtual Schools/Courses
2
+ P-3
19
+ P-3 Early Intervention (0-3)
1
+ P-3 Ensuring Quality
3
+ P-3 Family Involvement
1
+ P-3 Finance
1
+ P-3 Kindergarten
12
+ P-3 Preschool
7
+ Parent/Family
5
+ Postsecondary
6
+ Postsecondary Accountability
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
21
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
12
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Prepd/College Savings Plans
1
+ Postsecondary Faculty
3
+ Postsecondary Finance
16
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
11
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access
1
+ Postsecondary Participation--Enrollments (Statistics)
1
+ Postsecondary Students--Adults
3
+ Postsecondary Students--Graduate/Professional
1
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion
2
+ Promotion/Retention
1
+ Public Involvement
1
+ Reading/Literacy
4
+ Rural
4
+ Scheduling/School Calendar
2
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Extended Day Programs
4
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Summer School
1
+ School Safety
2
+ School Safety--Disaster/Emergency Preparedness
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations
8
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Transportation
1
+ Service-Learning
1
+ Special Education
5
+ Special Populations--Gifted and Talented
1
+ State Policymaking
1
+ STEM
4
+ Student Achievement
2
+ Teaching Quality
6
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay
18
+ Teaching Quality--Evaluation and Effectiveness
2
+ Teaching Quality--Induction Programs and Mentoring
4
+ Teaching Quality--Professional Development
5
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention
4
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--At-Risk Schools
4
+ Teaching Quality--Working Conditions
1
+ Technology
11
+ Technology--Computer Skills
1
+ Technology--Devices/Software/Hardware
1
+ Technology--Equitable Access
1
+ Textbooks and Open Source
1
+ Urban
1
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