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October 02, 2013

To assist states in easing veterans’ transition from military service to civilian life and meaningful employment, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of six states—Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada, Virginia and Wisconsin—to participate in the Veterans’ Licensing and Certification Demonstration Policy Academy. 

May 28, 2013

To improve the well-being of children in foster care in the United States, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the selection of seven states—Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, New Mexico, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin—to participate in the Three Branch Institute on Child Social and Emotional Well-Being. 

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The NGA Center for Best Practices Economic, Human Services & Workforce (EHSW) Division provides information, research, policy analysis, technical assistance and resource development for governors and their staff across a range of policy issues. The division covers economic development and innovation; workforce development focused on industry-based strategies; pathways to employment and populations with special needs; and human services for children, youth, low-income families and people with disabilities.

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