In advance of the House and Senate votes on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced its full endorsement of the bill.
Governors applaud the swift action of the House and Senate conferees to approve the Elementary and Secondary Education Act conference report.
Governors have long called for the bipartisan reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to restore the state-federal partnership.
The National Governors Association (NGA) Executive Committee today announced Scott Pattison as the new NGA executive director and chief executive officer.
Governors from the United States and Mexico and a representative of Canada’s premiers gathered today for the first-ever Summit of North American Governors and Premiers.
Summit Photos & Video
Governors are at the forefront of health care transformation in their states and are finding health policies that both improve the health of all citizens and the quality of health care while reducing costs for states and state residents.
The recent passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 by the United States House of Representatives creates longer-term certainty for the economies of our states and the nation.
In a country where only one-third of students are rated proficient on national math and reading tests, more than 1 million drop out of high school annually, and the percentage of higher education students enrolled in remedial class might be as high as 60 percent, governors are at the forefront to help solve those and other problems by implementing new systems such as competency-based education (CBE), according to a paper released today by the National Governors Association (NGA).
Governors play a critical role in health care transformation and are leading innovative efforts to improve the quality of health care while reducing its cost.
National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Utah Gov. Gary Herbert delivered remarks today at a sold-out luncheon at the National Press Club on his 2015-2016 chair’s initiative, States: Finding Solutions, Improving Lives
As Congress prepares to conference bills reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s governors released principles and priorities to guide the committee during their negotiations and urged completion of the law this year.
One of the most critical components of better managing the care of complex needs patients is data, according to a new issue brief released today by the National Governors Association.
The National Governors Association and the Center for Health Care Strategies today announced six states—Alaska, Connecticut, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina and Pennsylvania—to participate in the 2015-2016 Medicaid Leadership Institute beginning this fall.
Poverty and long-term unemployment plague Americans of all ages, including parents and their children.
The National Governors Association today announced that Rhode Island will host the nation’s governors for its 2017 Summer Meeting, July 13-16.
Using data to track recent graduates in the workforce helps ensure postsecondary education institutions are preparing graduates for successful careers, according to a report released today by the National Governors Association.
States can promote cybersecurity and enhance their capabilities by heightening the importance of cybersecurity as a mission of fusion centers, according to a paper released today by the National Governors Association.
The nation’s governors have long called for bipartisan reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and applaud Senate passage of the Every Child Achieves Act.
As shale energy development becomes a leading source of the nation’s energy supply, protecting drinking water resources is an increasing concern.
The nation’s governors have long called for the bipartisan reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to restore balance to the state-federal relationship.
Letter: ESEA Reauthorization
Governors from across the country will gather in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, July 23-25, for the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting to discuss innovative work in states in several areas, including effective and efficient government, jobs, tourism, health care and education.
Improving the energy efficiency of multifamily buildings can help states reduce consumers’ energy costs, strengthen electricity system reliability and lower emissions, according to a report released today by the National Governors Association.