ECS
2012 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 2012 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
7
+ Accountability--Reporting Results
6
+ Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions
3
+ Accountability--School Improvement
4
+ Assessment
4
+ Assessment--College Entrance Exams
3
+ Assessment--Formative/Interim
1
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Alternative Education
1
+ Attendance
3
+ Career/Technical Education
7
+ Career/Technical Education--Career Academies/Apprenticeship
1
+ Choice of Schools
4
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
11
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools--Research
1
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers
5
+ Civic Education--Professional Development
1
+ Class Size
1
+ Curriculum
1
+ Curriculum--Foreign Language/Sign Language
1
+ Demographics--Condition of Children/Adults
1
+ Economic/Workforce Development
16
+ Federal
1
+ Finance
24
+ Finance--Facilities
1
+ Finance--Federal
2
+ Finance--Funding Formulas
4
+ Finance--Resource Efficiency
2
+ Finance--State Budgets/Expenditures
2
+ Governance
3
+ Governance--Deregulation/Waivers/Home Rule
1
+ Health--Teen Pregnancy
1
+ High School
3
+ High School--Advanced Placement
3
+ High School--Dropout Rates/Graduation Rates
4
+ High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
6
+ High School--Graduation Requirements
1
+ Instructional Approaches
1
+ Integrated Services/Full-Service Schools
1
+ International Baccalaureate
1
+ Leadership
1
+ Leadership--Principal/School Leadership--Evaluation and Effectiveness
2
+ Leadership--Principal/School Leadership--Preparation
1
+ No Child Left Behind
3
+ Online Learning--Virtual Schools/Courses
5
+ P-16 or P-20
1
+ P-3
2
+ P-3 Child Care
1
+ P-3 Early Intervention (0-3)
2
+ P-3 Ensuring Quality
3
+ P-3 Evaluation/Economic Benefits
1
+ P-3 Finance
2
+ P-3 Governance
3
+ P-3 Grades 1-3
3
+ P-3 Health and Mental Health
1
+ P-3 Kindergarten
3
+ P-3 Kindergarten--Full-Day Kindergarten
1
+ P-3 Preschool
7
+ P-3 Teaching Quality/Professional Development
1
+ Postsecondary
1
+ Postsecondary Accountability--Student Learning
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
7
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Undocumented Immigrants
1
+ Postsecondary Finance
13
+ Postsecondary Finance--Efficiency/Performance-Based Funding
1
+ Postsecondary Finance--Facilities
3
+ Postsecondary Governance and Structures
2
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
6
+ Postsecondary Participation--Enrollments (Statistics)
2
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion
3
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion--Completion Rates (Statistics)
4
+ Postsecondary Success--Transfer/Articulation
1
+ Promising Practices
1
+ Promotion/Retention
3
+ Reading/Literacy
12
+ Rural
1
+ Scheduling/School Calendar
3
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Extended Day Programs
1
+ School Safety
2
+ School Safety--Bullying Prevention/Conflict Resolution
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Facilities
4
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Transportation
1
+ Special Education
2
+ Special Populations--Immigrant Education
1
+ Standards
2
+ Standards--Common Core State Standards
2
+ State Policymaking
7
+ STEM
6
+ Student Achievement
7
+ Teaching Quality
6
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure
2
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Alternative
1
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Highly Qualified Teachers
1
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Natl. Bd. for Prof. Teach. Stds.
1
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay
2
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay--Pay-for-Performance
6
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay--Retirement/Benefits
6
+ Teaching Quality--Evaluation and Effectiveness
16
+ Teaching Quality--Induction Programs and Mentoring
1
+ Teaching Quality--Preparation
3
+ Teaching Quality--Professional Development
2
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention
2
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--At-Risk Schools
3
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--High-Needs Subjects
1
+ Teaching Quality--Reduction in Force
1
+ Teaching Quality--Tenure or Continuing Contract
10
+ Technology--Computer Skills
2
+ Urban--Change/Improvements
1
+ Youth Engagement
1
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