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Governors’ State of the State Addresses: Education-Related Proposals

Education Commission of the States tracks education-related proposals from governors’ annual State of the State addresses. Click on a state in the map below to view annual state-specific proposals (purple…

 

  January 10, 2020

  50-State Comparison

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12, Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Accountability, Assessment, Attendance, Finance, Governance, Safety, School Choice, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders, Transitions

Key Issue: Workforce Development

While the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act plays a role in workforce development, state policymakers actively seek ways beyond WIOA requirements to connect education with workforce and economic development…

 

  November 23, 2019

  Key Issue

  High School, Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Unassigned

Key Issue: Teaching

Research shows teachers are the most influential in-school factor in student achievement. Creating opportunities for strong teacher preparation, meaningful licensure, quality and supportive working environments, career growth and other items…

 

  November 23, 2019

  Key Issue

  K-12, Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Teachers & Leaders

Key Issue: School Choice

There are two general categories of school choice programs: public and private. Public choice options provide parents with educational choices within the public school sector and include open enrollment, magnet…

 

  November 23, 2019

  Key Issue

  K-12

  Nationwide

  School Choice

Key Issue: Governance

“How and by whom are education policy decisions made in my state?” The answer to that question varies tremendously, depending on both state and education level. The answer also carries…

 

  November 23, 2019

  Key Issue

  Early Education (P-3), K-12, Postsecondary

  Nationwide

  Governance