ECS
2008 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 2008 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
2
+ Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions
2
+ Accountability--School Improvement
3
+ Assessment
2
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
1
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Drugs/Alcohol
4
+ Attendance
1
+ Bilingual/ESL
1
+ Career/Technical Education
3
+ Career/Technical Education--Career Academies/Apprenticeship
1
+ Choice of Schools
1
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
1
+ Counseling/Guidance
1
+ Curriculum
2
+ Curriculum--Arts Education
1
+ Curriculum--Mathematics
2
+ Curriculum--Science
3
+ Economic/Workforce Development
22
+ Finance
4
+ Finance--Adequacy/Core Cost
3
+ Finance--Facilities
10
+ Finance--Funding Formulas
5
+ Finance--Lotteries
1
+ Finance--Resource Efficiency
2
+ Finance--State Budgets/Expenditures
17
+ Finance--Taxes/Revenues
8
+ Governance
2
+ Governance--Deregulation/Waivers/Home Rule
2
+ Governance--State Boards/Chiefs/Agencies
1
+ Health
13
+ High School
11
+ High School--Advanced Placement
1
+ High School--College Readiness
1
+ High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
1
+ High School--Early Colleges/Middle Colleges
1
+ International Benchmarking
1
+ Leadership
2
+ Mentoring/Tutoring
1
+ No Child Left Behind
1
+ No Child Left Behind--Choice/Transfer
1
+ No Child Left Behind--School Support
2
+ Online Learning--Virtual Schools/Courses
2
+ P-16 or P-20
3
+ P-3
16
+ P-3 Child Care
1
+ P-3 Ensuring Quality
1
+ P-3 Kindergarten
5
+ P-3 Kindergarten--Full-Day Kindergarten
1
+ P-3 Preschool
6
+ Parent/Family
3
+ Postsecondary
8
+ Postsecondary Accountability
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
16
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
6
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Prepd/College Savings Plans
1
+ Postsecondary Finance
5
+ Postsecondary Governance and Structures
3
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
5
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access
3
+ Postsecondary Students--Adults
4
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion
2
+ Reading/Literacy
2
+ Remediation (K-12)
2
+ Scheduling/School Calendar
3
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Extended Day Programs
2
+ School Safety
8
+ School/District Structure/Operations
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Transportation
1
+ Special Education
2
+ Standards
2
+ State Longitudinal Data Systems
1
+ STEM
8
+ Student Achievement
1
+ Student Achievement--Closing the Achievement Gap
1
+ Teaching Quality
5
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure
1
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay
13
+ Teaching Quality--Induction Programs and Mentoring
2
+ Teaching Quality--Preparation
2
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention
5
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--At-Risk Schools
1
+ Teaching Quality--Tenure or Continuing Contract
1
+ Technology
4
+ Technology--Computer Skills
1
+ Technology--Devices/Software/Hardware
1
+ Technology--Internet Safety
1
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