ECS
2011 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 2011 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
6
+ Accountability--Reporting Results
1
+ Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions
1
+ Accountability--School Improvement
2
+ Assessment
4
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
1
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Alternative Education
1
+ Attendance
2
+ Bilingual/ESL
1
+ Business Involvement
5
+ Career/Technical Education
4
+ Choice of Schools
3
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
8
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Cyber Charters
1
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Finance
1
+ Choice of Schools--Choice/Open Enrollment
2
+ Choice of Schools--Tax Credits
2
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers
2
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers--Privately Funded
1
+ Class Size
1
+ Curriculum--Foreign Language/Sign Language
1
+ Curriculum--Mathematics
1
+ Curriculum--Science
1
+ Economic/Workforce Development
18
+ Finance
17
+ Finance--Adequacy/Core Cost
1
+ Finance--District
3
+ Finance--Facilities
3
+ Finance--Federal
3
+ Finance--Funding Formulas
3
+ Finance--Resource Efficiency
1
+ Finance--State Budgets/Expenditures
13
+ Finance--Taxes/Revenues
2
+ Governance
7
+ Governance--School Boards
2
+ Governance--State Boards/Chiefs/Agencies
2
+ Health
1
+ High School
7
+ High School--Advanced Placement
3
+ High School--College Readiness
6
+ High School--Dropout Rates/Graduation Rates
2
+ High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
1
+ High School--Graduation Requirements
2
+ Leadership--District Superintendent
2
+ Leadership--District Superintendent--Compensation and Diversified Pay
1
+ Leadership--Principal/School Leadership
4
+ Online Learning--Virtual Schools/Courses
2
+ P-16 or P-20
5
+ P-3
5
+ P-3 Grades 1-3
4
+ P-3 Kindergarten
1
+ P-3 Kindergarten--Full-Day Kindergarten
3
+ P-3 Preschool
2
+ Parent/Family
1
+ Postsecondary
8
+ Postsecondary Accountability
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
6
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Textbooks
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
5
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Prepd/College Savings Plans
1
+ Postsecondary Faculty--Compensation
1
+ Postsecondary Finance
13
+ Postsecondary Finance--Efficiency/Performance-Based Funding
1
+ Postsecondary Institutions
2
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
3
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access
6
+ Postsecondary Participation--Affirmative Action
1
+ Postsecondary Students
1
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion
7
+ Postsecondary Success--Developmental/Remediation
1
+ Postsecondary Success--Transfer/Articulation
1
+ Privatization
1
+ Promotion/Retention
3
+ Reading/Literacy
2
+ Remediation (K-12)
2
+ Rural
2
+ Scheduling/School Calendar
1
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Extended Day Programs
1
+ School Safety
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--District Consolidation/Deconsolidation
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Facilities
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Shared Services
2
+ Special Education
2
+ Special Populations--Military
1
+ Standards
2
+ Standards--Common Core State Standards
1
+ State Policymaking
5
+ STEM
6
+ Student Achievement
8
+ Teaching Quality
6
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay
5
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay--Pay-for-Performance
3
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay--Retirement/Benefits
5
+ Teaching Quality--Evaluation and Effectiveness
8
+ Teaching Quality--Paraprofessionals
1
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention
1
+ Teaching Quality--Tenure or Continuing Contract
5
+ Technology
4
+ Technology--Computer Skills
5
+ Technology--Equitable Access
1
+ Technology--Teacher/Faculty Training
1
+ Textbooks and Open Source
1
+ Youth Engagement
1
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