ECS
2014 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 2014 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--Accreditation
1
+ Accountability--Reporting Results
7
+ Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions
2
+ Accountability--School Improvement
4
+ Assessment
2
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
4
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Alternative Education
1
+ At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)--Drugs/Alcohol
4
+ Attendance
2
+ Attendance--Compulsory
1
+ Attendance--Truancy/Chronic Absence
1
+ Business Involvement
2
+ Career/Technical Education
18
+ Choice of Schools
4
+ Choice of Schools--Charter Schools
2
+ Choice of Schools--Vouchers
4
+ Class Size
1
+ Common Core Standards and Assessments
4
+ Competency-Based Education (K-12)
2
+ Counseling/Guidance
2
+ Curriculum--Computer Science
1
+ Data-Driven Improvement
1
+ Demographics--Educational Attainment
1
+ Demographics--Enrollments
1
+ Economic/Workforce Development
19
+ English Language Learner/Bilingual
1
+ Finance
1
+ Finance--Bonds
2
+ Finance--District
1
+ Finance--Federal
1
+ Finance--Funding Formulas
6
+ Finance--Lotteries
1
+ Finance--Performance Funding
1
+ Finance--Resource Efficiency
1
+ Finance--State Budgets/Expenditures
19
+ Finance--Taxes/Revenues
5
+ Governance
3
+ Health
4
+ Health--Child Abuse
1
+ Health--Mental Health
2
+ High School
3
+ High School--Advanced Placement
1
+ High School--College Readiness
6
+ High School--Dropout Rates/Graduation Rates
1
+ High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
9
+ High School--Early Colleges/Middle Colleges
2
+ High School--Exit Exams
2
+ International Benchmarking
1
+ Mentoring/Tutoring
1
+ Middle School
1
+ Online Learning--Digital/Blended Learning
4
+ P-16 or P-20
2
+ P-3 Child Care
2
+ P-3 Early Intervention (0-3)
3
+ P-3 Ensuring Quality
1
+ P-3 Finance
6
+ P-3 Health and Mental Health
2
+ P-3 Kindergarten
2
+ P-3 Kindergarten--Full-Day Kindergarten
2
+ P-3 Parent Engagement
2
+ P-3 Preschool
18
+ P-3 Public/Private Partnerships
1
+ Parent/Family
1
+ Postsecondary Academic Affairs--Competency-Based/PLA
2
+ Postsecondary Academic Affairs--Developmental/Remediation/Placement
1
+ Postsecondary Accountability
1
+ Postsecondary Affordability
4
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Financial Aid
7
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees
9
+ Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Undocumented Immigrants
3
+ Postsecondary Faculty--Compensation
1
+ Postsecondary Finance
5
+ Postsecondary Finance--Facilities
2
+ Postsecondary Finance--Performance-Based Funding
6
+ Postsecondary Finance--Revenue and Expenditures
4
+ Postsecondary Institutions--Community/Technical Colleges
2
+ Postsecondary Participation
1
+ Postsecondary Participation--Access/Outreach
1
+ Postsecondary Students--Adults
1
+ Postsecondary Students--Military
3
+ Postsecondary Success--Completion
5
+ Promotion/Retention
3
+ Reading/Literacy
8
+ Remediation (K-12)
3
+ Rural
1
+ Scheduling/School Calendar
1
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Extended Day Programs
4
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Summer School
1
+ Scheduling/School Calendar--Year Round
1
+ School Safety
4
+ School Safety--Bullying Prevention/Conflict Resolution
1
+ School Safety--Emergency Preparedness
1
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Facilities
2
+ School/District Structure/Operations--Transportation
1
+ Service-Learning
1
+ Special Education
4
+ Special Populations--Corrections Education
1
+ Special Populations--Foster Care
1
+ Standards
2
+ State Longitudinal Data Systems
1
+ State Policymaking
1
+ State Policymaking--Task Forces/Commissions
1
+ STEM
9
+ Student Achievement
4
+ Students--Records/Rights
1
+ Teaching Quality
3
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Alternative
3
+ Teaching Quality--Certification and Licensure--Natl. Bd. for Prof. Teach. Stds.
1
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay
12
+ Teaching Quality--Compensation and Diversified Pay--Pay-for-Performance
1
+ Teaching Quality--Evaluation and Effectiveness
5
+ Teaching Quality--Preparation
2
+ Teaching Quality--Professional Development
1
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention
3
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--At-Risk Schools
1
+ Teaching Quality--Recruitment and Retention--High-Needs Subjects
1
+ Teaching Quality--Tenure or Continuing Contract
1
+ Teaching Quality--Unions/Collective Bargaining
1
+ Technology
2
+ Technology--Devices/Software/Hardware
2
+ Technology--Equitable Access
7
+ Textbooks and Open Source
1
+ Urban
1
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