NGA Center for Best Practices
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) develops innovative solutions to today's most pressing public policy challenges and is the only research and development firm that directly serves the nation's governors.
Expanding Student Success: A Primer on Competency-Based Education from Kindergarten through Higher Education
The education system of the United States is not adequately preparing a large proportion of its students for college, career-training and, ultimately, jobs that provide enough income to support a middle class standard of living.
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices hosted a state retreat in collaboration with the Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s office to explore opportunities for the use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for water infrastructure. At the meeting, participants discussed potential projects and strategies for advancing PPPs.
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices hosted a meeting for a subset of the Complex Care Policy Academy states who are interested in using permanent supportive housing to address their high need, high cost homeless Medicaid beneficiaries.
Four states—Delaware, Minnesota, New Mexico and Rhode Island—will participate in a learning lab on improving data-collection efforts and information sharing between law enforcement and public health officials as a way to combat opioid overdoses.