The National Governors Association (NGA) applauds the National Commission on the Future of the Army for concluding its work and issuing its final report, which includes a number of promising recommendations that recognize the Army National Guard’s dual-mission role serving governors in their states and as the operational reserve of the Army.


NGA's stance on implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was mentioned in Education Week's Politics K-12 blog.


The nation’s governors are working to solve child hunger. The Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016 takes necessary steps to ensure states and schools can focus their energy on increasing access to school meals.


In the February 2016 issue of Capitol Ideas, NGA Executive Director and CEO Scott Pattison outlines financial challenges states face in 2016.


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced a series of education-focused legislative proposals designed to provide greater opportunities for students in Maryland.

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